Rolling Up

Rolling Up

This story begins just after NATO was formed: when the Attlee Government took the country to war in Korea. Churchill regained the premiership a year later, and three-quarters of all house building was by local authorities. It starts in the middle of a ten-year period – a period begun at the end of the WWII till the Macmillan government came to power. A golden age of local government power – parks, road verges and municipal gardens restored to pre-war standards, social mores returned as the war torn populace settled into civilian life. When Macmillan declared ‘you have never had it so good’, did he really know how right he was’. It was a start to the revolution in pre-printing technology. Here are some of the cultural changes, particularly those wrought by the Trades Union. These social changes affected physical and metaphysical sex, women’s liberation, children, marriage, flexible working and consumer choice.

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CHAPTER SUBJECT KEY
Page Count - 92 Word Count - 28,877
Setting the scene.
I. CHROMWORKS LIMITED: - Neasden - Printing House - Oppenheimer - BPC - Lithographic Printers - Artists Studio - Transferors - Hand drawn Posters - Festival of Great Britain - Apprenticeship - London School of Printing - Boult Court - Harrow Art School - Evening Classes - Life Drawing Classes The Boy's Brigade
II. ROYAL MARINES: - RMFVR - Moorgate - Commando - Weekend Camps - Snowdon - National Service Lympstone - Bickley - Sea Service - Whale Island - Illustrious - Corporal of the Gangplank - Dingy Sailing - Amphibious Wing - Landing craft - Stoker - Beach Control - Signalling - Map Making - Beach Survey - Poole Harbour
III. RETURN TO THE WORKBENCH: - Final Year - Journeyman - Motor Cycling - Dancing - Courting - Engagement - Bottom Drawer - Vicar - Marriage - Honeymoon - Harrow Road - The In-Laws - Pinner Pregnancy - Ford Van - Harbury - Home Improvements - Final Days - Retraining - Photo Litho Retoucher
IV. FAMILY HOME: - Sun Litho - Father in Law - Building a garage - Page planning - Colour Masking - First Car - Growing Family - Seaside Holidays - Gardening - The Angel - Printing Strike - Wharf Road Badminton - CCPR. Courses - Golf - Home Improvements - Overtime - Shopping - Pushing the Pram - Bedtime stories - Christmas cheer