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Photo365 - 282 - Yellow Pages

Pete

Photography and music are my two passions. I edited photography magazines for around 20 years and launched the UK's first digital imaging magazine. I founded ePHOTOzine and was owner / publisher until 2013. The photos in my portfolio are ones I like from shoots I do in any spare time I have.
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Photo365 - 282 - Yellow Pages

9 Oct 2011 11:58PM   Views : 5189 Unique : 173

When I was young I took a job delivering Yellow Pages (telephone directory) in my spare time in the Wadsley area of Sheffield. I was paid something like 7p per book to deliver. and it helped fund my photography while I was working in retail. It was hard work, and for a week my parents house was full of Yellow Pages stacked high. but I delivered around 1000 books so I was paid 70 which, at the time, was about two weeks wages.

Today, while on a fungi forage in Laughton Woods on the annual D&D meet, I saw someone's efforts at delivering Yellow Pages. They will have been paid, but dumped them in the woods. Idle gits!

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Tags: Idle Yellow pages Laughton woods D&D

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