We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, coasters and placemats are still not available but we hope to offer these again soon.
Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.We will update this message as anything changes.
Bus Conducting - a Memory of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Today, its called a gap year. After being educated at Rutherford Grammar School everyone was shocked that after a couple of years of working I 'dropped out' and became a conductor on the old buses ran by Newcastle upon Tyne Corporation Transport. Looking back it was a great time. Eventually, after 11 months, I found what I wanted to do and eventually became a partner in a business in Gosforth and was lucky enough to take early retirement (selling the business) and now work part time restoring classic 1960 British cars. I must write a book on these 11 months of carefree employment as no-one will appreciate the other side of working on those buses. I worked on the No. 1 service from Slatyford Lane and cannot think of where to start ! Watch this space, please !! Bob/ P.S. All comments welcome.
A memory shared by on Jan 26th, 2013. Send Bob Garside a message
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