Have Trowel Will Travel

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ShieldCrest, Dec 7, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 273 pages
Danny Gill was born and bred in the old slum tenements in Glasgow’s South Side. His years as a bricklayer took him half way round the world. His story recounts his travels, the ladies in his life and his fondness for a drink and tells of his life in Irish politics resulting in death threats against him. While building bricks in all sorts of weather, he also managed a more steady side to his life when he got married and had three daughters. After a career of 46 years, a combination of wear and tear coupled with the worst recession in living memory forced him into retirement but he never regrets a moment and now has more time to spend with his wonderful family and five grandchildren to date.
 

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Should have been Cement mason.

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Contents

Preface
Growing up in Glasgow
Starting work
Life as a young tradesman
Arriving in London
Manchester here I come
Off to
No more Trudy
Second best barman in the world
My Ma passes away
Retirement
Sheltered housing
Friends reunited
Publishing nightmares
Glad times and sad times
Glasgow revisited

Back in London
New digs and new site
Years old Chapter 11 Ireland
London again
Pubs in South London
Epilogue
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