Richard Benson

Month: April, 2013

You can’t go wrong in mining

I’ve been working on the chapter of The Valley in which my cousin Gary is taken from school in Thurnscoe, South Yorkshire, to look around the pit with a view to signing on. ┬áHe and the boys in his year – they all went – were 15, and about to leave school. To demonstrate their […]

No hoods

When I went to William Hill on Queens Crescent this morning to put some bets on the Grand National, I noticed they have a new dress code. I might get one for the house.