I read "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" in my teens, my Dad who was an ardent Communist bought it for me as a birthday present when I was probably 15. I enjoyed reading it. It's actually based in Hastings.
"Down and Out in Paris and London" by George Orwell is in a very similar vein, describing the miserable lot of the working man and of the tramping life Orwell immersed himself in when he was researching it in the 1930s.
No boats were stolen in the story (although there is some violence towards women) but if you can live without that I'm sure you would enjoy it- it is Orwell's best work by a country mile in my opinion, far superior to Animal Farm or 1984- copies can be picked up for a couple of quid on ebay etc.
dogless: Yes thanks John ... no milk or sugar, but a nice biccy
Mar 31, 2020 12:27:19 GMT
loddon: Thanks for the confirmation, I am thinking of changing tablets because of the cough but maybe I wont
Mar 31, 2020 13:07:45 GMT
JohnV: There are other drugs but I haven't found the side effects with Ramipril to be bad, it seems to just make my throat a bit more sensitive so things that might have just tickled my throat and make me want to clear it now make me cough.
Mar 31, 2020 13:58:31 GMT
loddon: The cough is the only one I get from ramipril, although the combinatins of drugs I am on has interesting effects.
Apr 1, 2020 15:56:47 GMT