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The Kitchen

The winter of discontent was the catalyst for a change of government at Westminster, Maggie Thatcher came to power. Following the Falkland War Maggie wrapped herself in bunting and went back to the country, the English will always support national patriotism, and the landslide that followed produced an elected dictatorship. With a massive majority and no real opposition she was unassailable. The changes that followed some may argue were a necessary evil to shock the UK into the 21st century, but such rapid change was not without its casualties. I was still a fit young man then, and with no encumbrances was free to swing a leg over my motorcycle and head south when work started to dry up in Scotland. I had been offered a job in Bristol and on arrival there it was like entering another world, boom time. The City of Bristol was where people worked but escaped from to the suburbs at the end of their working day. Walking around the streets of the City centre, out with the bright-light quarter, you were walking through a ghost town, the domain of the people that had not been able to embrace the new Young Upwardly Mobile culture that had gripped the country. Doorways would be the home for the many that had been evicted from their sheltered accommodation, free from institutionalisation and into Care in the Community, according to Edwina Curry, the then Health Minister.

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