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A long, long time ago when I was a lad growing up in a County Durham mining village, I was conscious of the fact that my parents – and it seemed everybody else’s mam and dad – were very concerned about something called ‘inner cleanliness’.
As well as taking their Carter’s Little Liver Pills and Andrew’s Liver Salts, they were also ardent supporters of Mr Beecham’s renowned pills. We weren’t as reverent and used to sing the parody shown below-based on the Christmas Carol, ‘Hark the Herald Angel’s Sing’.
Hark! The jelly babies sing Beecham’s pills are just the thing, They are gentle, meek and mild, Two for a man and one for a child. If you want to go to heaven You must take a dose of seven; If you want to go to hell, Take the blinking box as well.Continue reading “INNER CLEANLINESS”