The Ladybird Book of England

Look who’s been writing poems on their holiday! “Looking down on Ludlow Castle From the cliff across the river, One more┬áday in the Ladybird Book of England. Red brick houses cluster round it, Plaques on nearly every one. Who stayed there And when their time here ended. High upon this common land , Gazing down […]

Like a friend dropping in?

Hoping the final edition of Yellow Pages hasn’t just been delivered. It was never their slogan of course, it was the Manchester Evening News, but Yellow Pages arriving every year did used to feel like a friend dropping in. Welcome news about which plumbers were operating around here, who we could ring to unblock the […]