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East Leeds Magazine – Issue 71 Editorial

East Leeds Magazine – Issue 71 Editorial

You remember that foul evening when you heard the banshees howl. There was lousy drunken bar stewards singing Billy’s in the bowl, They took you up to midnight mass and left you in the lurch, So you dropped a button […]

East Leeds Magazine Issue 46

East Leeds Magazine Issue 46

Sunday, Monday, Happy Days, Tuesday, Wednesday, Happy Days, Thursday, Friday, Happy Days, The weekend comes, my cycle hums Ready to race to you         Happy Days, nothing to do with Fonzie or Ralph Malph, it’s just getting […]

East Leeds Magazine Issue 45

East Leeds Magazine Issue 45

  Some get a kick in a plane, Flying too high, With some gal in the sky, Is my idea of nothing to do, But I get a kick out of you. I get a kick…out of you.   A […]

Welcome to Issue 44 of East Leeds Magazine

Welcome to Issue 44 of East Leeds Magazine

  And look around, Leaves are brown now And the sky is a hazy shade of winter Oh hang on to your hopes, my friend That’s an easy thing to say but if your hopes should pass away Fine seasonal […]

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine Issue 38

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine Issue 38

I am tired, I am weary,  I could sleep for a thousand years,  A thousand dreams that would awake me,  Different colors made of tears.. Venus in Furs by the Velvet Underground which was covered by the Leeds band the […]

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine Issue 37

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine Issue 37

ISSUE 37   Honesty looks good on you It looks so bad on me Ive felt the warmth inside me once And I couldn’t start to breathe Honesty looks good on you Its not for fools like me Its had […]

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Issue 36   Birds flyin’ high, you know how I feel Sun in the sky, you know how I feel Breeze driftin’ on by, you know how I feel It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day,  it’s a new […]

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

ISSUE 35 Well I’m beginning to see the light.  Well I’m beginning to see the light.  Some people work very hard,  But still they never get it right.  Well I’m beginning to see the light.  Another year another part of […]

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Issue 34 Don’t you ask me to come out, When the sun does shine,  Better stay here with curtains drawn,  In darkness you’ll be mine,  Let’s wait for the blackout,  The light is too bright,  Let’s wait for the blackout,  […]

Alan Mills – First Shift and Can-Cans

Alan Mills – First Shift and Can-Cans

Alan Mills had finally settled in at Haifa and was looking forward to his first shift as a constable with the Palestine Police.   So – after all the travelling, all the training, I finally was on the rota to begin […]

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

 Issue 33     The night runs away with the day The grass that was green is now hay The world goes around without even a sound And it looks like the summer is over   Dusty Springfields classic 60’s […]

Alan Mills – Room with a View

Alan Mills – Room with a View

Alan Mills finished his training at the Palestine Police training college at Mount Scopus Jerusalem and awaited his first posting in Haifa So the end of basic training and farewell to Mount Scopus in Jerusalem. The next morning six of […]

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

Welcome to East Leeds Magazine

 ISSUE 32 Standing in the Dole Queue Sign on on Tuesday Get Yer Money Thursday It’s gone by Saturday Standing in the Dole Queue Going Round the Bend When Will it Ever End! Barwicks finest, Dene Michael’s new single about […]

A nip and a tuck round the collar.

Alan Mills – Passing Out Parade

Conscription – The  Road  to  Palestine –  Passing Out Parade Alan Mills finally found himself approaching the final days of training at the Palestine Police training college at Mount Scopus Jerusalem As the end of our twelve weeks training approached, […]

Alan Mills – Back on Dry Land

Alan Mills – Back on Dry Land

After spending what seemed like months on a ship at last we docked in Egypt. The early risers among us were treated to a spectacular calm Eastern Dawn, complete with a new found appetite stirred by the fragrant local cuisine […]

Alan Mills

Alan Mills

Conscription- The Road to Palestine…Life on the Ocean Wave Memories of a bygone era from East Leeds resident Alan Mills Within a month of his interview with the Palestine Police, Alan found himself on a troop ship bound for the […]

Welcome to Issue 29

Welcome to Issue 29

Ali and John welcome you to Issue 29 of East Leeds Magazine, February 2013. Moon river, wider than a mile I’m crossing you in style some day Oh, dream maker, you heart breaker Wherever you’re goin’, I’m goin’ your wayNo […]