Jason and the Argos Gnomes (Part One): The Sparklets Beer Tap

Or, is my wife on Marstons?

1973, as detailed in a previous East of the M60 entry, was the year when Argos began. Its first branch was on Sturry Road, Canterbury. What better way to start the first of our 24 windows with a drink. Not, alas, a pint of Pedigree, but something associated with seventies Britain as much as the Three Day Working Weeks, Abigail’s Party and ABBA.

With the music centre set to three-quarters volume and my favourite Demis Rousso album, stand by for…

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