“When we were on the streets” started John Ashurst now 57, “we had reason to be on the streets. That Thatcher woman, no jobs, no coin, and no prospects. Look at the fools in London. They got so much money that they can afford to throw petrol away!
Running around busting down shops, walking out with TVs and all sorts. In our day we were lucky to whip a joint of meat from the butcher coz them shops was empty!
Come the rush hour they will all be scurrying off in their little BMWs making their way to their little office jobs, or the getting their handout from the dole – and in my day that weren’t worth spit. Now? £200 a month, jeez
Sure crashing a few pig skulls was the same then but the difference was you would get yours cracked too. These days they get stuffed into a waggon, comfy cell, with toilet, and a magistrates caution. Back in 81 you only got arrested when you were in your hospital bed recovering from too much of the Truncheon Music
Kids? Hah, they need a dose of reality. My message to them kids, get to work and keep your job....except if you work at PC World that is"