The Tides of Wigan Pier

In 1937 George Orwell published The Road To Wigan Pier, A book all about poverty and destitution in Northern England during the 1930’s. Undeniably, times were hard and the picture Orwell painted was bleak and depressing… And i’ve been thinking… the situation we’re in today is awfully similar… but oh so very different at the same time…

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Holiday Plans

I’ve decided it’s high time i had a proper holiday… a real one. Time i went off to see the world as it were. Over the last few years i’ve had a few trips here and there… Bristol and Bolton mainly… but they’ve been only a few days. I’m talking about a proper belter of a holiday… an expedition the likes of which i’ve never been on… a true adventure like every holiday should be… I’m talking about circumnavigating the Irish Sea… BY TRAIN!

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