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Thread #89365   Message #1690491
Posted By: GUEST,Folkiedave in Spain (cookieless)
11-Mar-06 - 04:55 AM
Thread Name: MI5 monitored Ewan MacColl
Subject: RE: MI5 monitored Ewan MacColl
Thanks for that JC. I was listening to the story of the travellers who were moved from a site in Leeds. It would have been cheaper to buy them a patch of land of thier own - but no they had to be moved on.

All I could hear was the "Moving on Song" - from 30 years ago.

Go to the BBC website and listen to that brilliant piece of social commentary when the Brimingham councillor says Travellers should be exterminated Ewan says (I think the only time he spoke in the whole series) "Isn�t that too strong a word" and the man says "No".

And as I write this just above me is a mudcat message that says

Subject: RE: MI5 monitored Ewan MacColl
From: woodsie
Date: 07 Mar 06 - 10:04 PM

The man was a plonker.

I should be such a plonker.