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LOCAL NEWSPAPER MEMORIES - Dave Hughes tells of his time on the Yorkshire Evening Press and South London Press, UK.
THE LINECASTER - a new poem written and sent in by Mike Wilson of Bridlington in the UK.
CANADIAN "TYPESET" - Roy Daniels tells us about his printing career in Canada from the age of 15.
GLOSSARY OF PRINTING TRADE TERMS - George Clark sent in this very interesting list of old printing trade terms.
HOT METAL IN AUSTRALIA - Arthur Johnson tells us about his career and the work he is still doing with Hot Metal in Gulgong, NSW, Australia.
FLEET STREET PIECEWORK - Malcolm Gregory describes his time working on the Daily Telegraph in London's Fleet Street from the early 70s to the closure in 1987.
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH GRASS SHIP - George Clark tells us about his 22 years on the Sunday Telegraph and takes issue with a couple of points made in Malcolm Gregory's story (above).
HOW WE DID THINGS ON THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH - George Clark takes us back to London's Fleet Street, from the 1960s onwards.
ADVANCE MEMORIES - Albert W Perez sent in this story about some of the characters who worked at the Daily Advance in Dover, New Jersey.
NEW ZEALAND NOVICE - Newspaper Compositor Graeme How of the Wairoa Star, Wairoa, New Zealand takes us back to his first day on a Linotype.
FORTRESS WAPPING - Award-winning journalist John Pilger tells the real story of Rupert Murdoch's introduction of new technology in the 1980s.
THE LINOTYPE MECHANIC - Keith Prentice tells us about his career installing and repairing Lionotype and Intertypes around New Zealand.
IT WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS - A poem about the Linotype from the book "In the Beginning was The Word" by David Andrus.
THE MACHINE - Another poem from the David Andrus book.
E FOR EXASPERATION - Dean Nayes sent in this amusing story about a very ingenious Linotype operator.
THE GREEN CARD - Dean Nayes gives us an insight into what life was like for a travelling compositor in the USA in the 1960s.
PENNSYLVANIA PRE-PRESS - Ex Linotype operator Thomas A Berkheiser tells of his time working on the Shamokin News-Dispatch in the 1960s and 70s.
SALT LAKE DEADLINE - Dean D Nayes aka The Itinerant Typographical Engineer tells a story from his travels in the 1950s.
A MEASURED APPROACH - Another fascinating story from Dean Nayes takes us back to the Salt Late City Tribune in the 1950s.
DYING DAYS - Alan Young tells us of his days as possibly one of the last linotype operators.