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The Cossacks of Walsall Wood

Horses are in the Black Country DNA – whether it was working with them to tow narrowboats or transport goods, marshalling them down the pit, or riding them for the sheer joy, these noble animals have a secure place in the local heart.cossackridersclearphotos2 Continue reading

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Sons of the circus

Here’s an interesting one from top reader and contributor David Evans, whose contributions continue to be excellent, popular and engaging. This is something I had no idea about, and invite contributions from folks who have memories or anecdotes to add. … Continue reading

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Bird on a wire

Last week, reader Mike posted the following comment on my ‘About…’ page, which I thought would be worth pulling out into the light. Mike asked: Is there anyone out there who remembers way back in 1955/6 a Troupe who appeared … Continue reading

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