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Old 5th Dec 2018, 10:31
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Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: N54 58 34 W02 01 21
Age: 74
Posts: 1,859
My father started his working life repairing cycles at Halfords, and, as I grew up in the immediate post-War era I was taught 'make-do-and-mend' - nothing was ever thrown away, things were either repaired or used to repair (or build) other items.
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