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Monday, 11 April 2011

Autobiographical sketches 78 - elastic band man

It was in those days when you saw very vulnerable men who had survived the war wandering the streets. One chap, who was always around the bottom of Burdett Road, by the Seaman's Mission, used to always wear a brown overall tied at the middle with a rope, newspapers poking out of his boots and an elastic band around his head which secured bits of plants arranged around his dome like a natural crown.

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