Do you recognise Paul Walshs’ Telford?
Telford at 50 Article in the Guardian, with a hat-tip to Pete Jackson.
“It starts with a sign. A young man, briefcase in hand, is walking across Euston station’s concourse. The clattering departure board rings out trains for Tring, Watford and Crewe. Yet amid the grime, smoke and noise, his tired eyes rest on three words: “Telford – your opportunity”. The words swirl around his brain, lifting him over the dirt and dust of London to a tree-filled plain, a new arcadia. The year was 1975. The man is my father.”
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