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    I have just returned from a few days in the North East, including a day spent wandering around Newcastle. Walking past Eldon Square, once one of Europe’s finest squares, it seems inconceivable that a magnificent Georgian townscape could be so ruthlessly destroyed for a concrete replacement. Much of the town centre was the work [...]


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    Great Colin. And another liver bird atop of course, which was in the Mann Island Museum of Liverpool life.
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    Cheers Colin, have missed your blog posts recently

    I have just spotted the Liverbird Ged is refering too. For those that havn't....
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    does this building have a name?
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    I remember wandering around there in the late 50s/early 60s - an Aladdin's cave for a young lad.
    In those days we used to collect photographs of our TV heroes - about postcard size. There was a shop at the back end of the market I used to buy them from. I remember getting Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood photos there (both mentioned in a recent thread) as I could swap them at school for others I didn't have.

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    Interior pics of it here:


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    Use Control F and type ACOCK into the little find box that comes up as they were one of the traders and it'll take you straight to the photies.


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