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John Baker

John Baker

I was a secondary teacher for 30 years and worked in Ireland and Spain as well as England. I previously worked on building sites, farms and in factories. I have travelled overland as far as Afghanistan (1969) and North Africa (1984). I enjoy cycling, sailing and playing music.

Sheffield Design Week : 13-21 June

Leafing through the brochure for Sheffield Design Week 2015, what immediately impresses is the sheer range of artefacts and creative…

Visionary Enterprise: Alive and Well?

Why would anyone put the Manor area of the city, a free Sheffield online listings service and an acoustic music night in Heeley together?…