Meanwhile, In Prestwich . . .

I managed to get this photograph yesterday while we were driving through Prestwich. It’s a mural, created in 2019, of Victoria Wood, who was born in that town.

Heading North is of course a compulsion with me, too, though her full joke includes the punchline: “Even in Tesco, I head straight for the freezer cabinets on the back wall.”

Seeing it took me right back to the 80’s, laughing at this northern ballad of frisky Freda and the poor, beaten Barry. Give it a watch, those of you not from the north of England may have to give it a couple of goes to catch the lyrics. Google may help, too!

13 thoughts on “Meanwhile, In Prestwich . . .

  1. After your comment on my blog, I scratched around and found snippets of the above mentioned lady’s contribution to Northern art (!). Kind of an upstart girly/old-lady approach to the White Album classic, “Why Don’t We Do It In The Road?”
    Am I correct?
    😎

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