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Last Week:  Grandpa told us how safe he felt in India, and how he came to meet his wife, Betty

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Kiss it Better

Why has Johnson & Johnson not come up with a Band Aid strip more chromatically suitable for our Rainbow Nation?

And don’t tell me that there are too many shades of brown.  Anything is better than that Barbie Doll Beige that is foisted upon the entire population.

Yes, you might suggest that the more pigmentally-advantaged among us could use the ‘Invisible’ Band Aid; or the cartoon strips (!).

Surely there’s a massive marketing opportunity here?

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Last Week: Grandpa implemented time-and-motion studies in Indian Railway Workshops with chaotic consequences. 

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Last Week: Grandpa told us a bit about his time in Guntakal and Madras, and how it took three years to save £100.


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Last Week: Grandpa as a teenager, separated from his parents by the war, chooses his career, serves his apprenticeship, and works a 53-hour week – plus overtime.

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Nossie – sorry it’s taken so long to do this, but maybe now you’ll see why…

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