Thursday, June 25, 2020

Some Escape


This old photograph of mine dates from fifty years ago and it shows a mill fire escape somewhere in Halifax. The good old days, before all this health and safety nonsense, when your mill could catch fire at the drop of a fag end, and a swift exit down the fire escape would give you more thrills than a trip to a theme park; followed by a hundred foot plunge onto a stone cobbled lane. People weren't mollycoddled back then; their bodies weren't wrapped in cotton wool ..... just their lungs.

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