I remember the early 1980’s
not understanding the Falklands war.
living off root vegetables, tea, and hope that unemployment would reduce.
Being mistaken for a ho when walking home alone…. …any time of day.
Mortgages requiring a 10% minimum deposit and being a maximum of 3x your annual income in a job you’d demonstrated committment for at least a year.
Everthing considered, I thought The Beat put it quite politely. An understatement. I cried everytime Thatcher was re-elected. It was personal.
The (English) Beat sang ‘Stand down Margaret’
(Warning: contains Sax)