Tag Archives: miners strike 1984/5

Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…Tracks (AMC)..based on the book by self taught explorer Robyn Davidson who in 1977 set off across the Australian desert with a dog and four camels. It was a walk of 1,700 miles. Robyn was, and is, particularly interested in … Continue reading

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Book review: At the Coalface; My life as a Miner’s Wife by Catherine Paton Black

At the Coal Face; My life as a Miner’s Wife by Catherine Paton Black ISBN 978 -0-7553-6325-4 Headline publishers. Many books have been written about the Miners’ Strike 1984-85, but few have been written by the wives of the miners. … Continue reading

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