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The random ramblings of a Star Trek-obsessed schools ICT Systems Manager who likes a good moan.
This is a place where I can whinge about life, and express my love of my family, 80's music, retro computer gaming (especially on my Commodore 64),
 oh and Star Trek. I'm very open with my opinions and I like a good moan. If you don't like what I say, then you might want to consider not reading this blog.

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Five Links Memories

Just a quick post today with a short video I put together while I was visiting Essex over the New Year.  Friends of mine on Facebook have probably already seen it, but here it is again - this time on YouTube.

I grew up on the Five Links Estate in Laindon from 1977 to 2002 (Handley Green), although it has a bit of a reputation these days, it was, and always will be my home.  With each visit something else changes, so I have created this little montage as a reminder of what the estate looks like now.  I might do another one in a few years time so I can compare how much has changed.

 
 
It's sad that Brendon, Handley Green and Laindon Link no longer exist by name, and I am sure it'll only be a matter of time before the remaining 'links' ; Newberry Side, Mellow Purgess and Somercotes cease to exist.  Laindon as a whole is changing so much (and not for the better may I just add).

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