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Simon Parke: That’s the wonder of it

AS THE old joke goes, nostalgia isn’t what it used to be — but the fact is, things have not been the same since Woolworths disappeared from our high streets earlier this year.

Woolies arrived in Britain in 1909, and opened a branch in Liverpool. It found a special place in British hearts, becoming a “last resort” for generations of shoppers. When you had run out of places to find Fuzzy Felt, or a child’s bingo set, you suddenly remembered Woolies, and there, after much ...

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Thu 25 Aug 16 @ 15:35
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