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That’s the wonder of Woolies….

I’m taking a quick holiday from writing and instead, today’s post is largely based, with his permission, on some webpages originally written by Paul Seaton who runs a website about the history of Woolworths, called http://www.woolworthsmuseum.co.uk. All the photos unless … Continue reading

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Harry Wheatcroft : the red rose grower

My father was very fond of roses and so I well remember the  flamboyant whiskery figure of Harry Wheatcroft from my childhood. He was everywhere in the press, radio and television, selling and promoting roses, especially new colourful hybrid tea cultivars, … Continue reading

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