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Poem – Travelling To School During The 70s General Strike. 13 May 2021.

Travelling to school during the 70s General Strike (c) Kevin Jones Travelling To School During The 70s General Strike. There were some strange times in the seventies, With the country on a three day disruption with no obvious remedies. Coupled … Continue reading

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Poem – Walsall Buildings. 8 May 2021.

Walsall Buildings (c) Kevin Jones 2021. Walsall Buildings Walsall is full of treasures if you look then you will find, A town built upon history is often of this kind. Take a look around you but please look carefully, There … Continue reading

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Poem – Joseph Leckie Days. 5 April 2021.

(c) Kevin Jones 2021 Leckie Days In another rhyme I said I would expand on my Leckie days, But thinking about it opens up old “wounds” in so many ways. I will, therefore, keep things light and talk about the … Continue reading

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Worsul – It’s the way we say it.

The BBC pronounce it will a drawl, As they announce our town Wall-sawl. But locally we clip this word, To draw it out sounds so absurd.   Wor-sul is how we simply spake, ‘Cos Walsall folk ain’t anything fake. So … Continue reading

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My first car – Austin A40 6480 FD

Today’s little poem is about my first ever car in 1976 when I was seventeen.  The car was an Austin A40 (Farina model) and was built about 1957-8.  I know for certain that the car was older than me at … Continue reading

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