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Cleaning the Carousel and other Oddballs on Blackpool Pier

OddBalls on the Pier Just before the schools’ February half-term week’s holiday, there is feverish activity in our local seaside resorts. The Showzam Street Festival will hit Blackpool again, the Pleasure Beach will open and everyone and everything will come out of hibernation. Cafés will put tables and chairs outside Read more…

Wow! A Smile!

WOW!  Darts!  Score over 8 to win! I’m sure that’s not as easy as it sounds. If it were that simple, the stallholder would go out of business and Bully Bullseye wouldn’t be smiling as he’s be unemployed). All the fun of the fair on one of the piers in Read more…

One-armed Bandit

WordPress Photo Challenge: Abstract When I was little I used to see these slot machines at the funfair at the seaside though I was never allowed to spend waste pocketmoney on them. My pals at primary school in Scotland spoke in knowledgeable terms about “playing the puggies” and it always Read more…

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