The 1970s was a time of transformation. The country was slowly recovering from the winter of discontent. People were discovering new wealth and individualism. Ziggy Stardust arrived from Mars and freed individual expression. Of course, glit-rock was all just a
When General Idi Amin came to power in Uganda he proved to be a cruel dictator.. This resulted in thousands of displaced Asians seeking refuge. These British citizens of the Empire became the Ugandan refugees.
These hard-working immigrants soon settled in towns and cities throughout the UK. None more so then Peterborough.
A Royal Wedding is always a time of national fervour and celebration. Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips had a memorable day in 1973.
But not all the pomp and circumstance in the world could hide the stark truth of Britain’s fall from grace. And even on the biggest day of the year, the chilling realities of globalisation were silently seeping in.
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