To celebrate the publication of The Banjo Book Two I have had the pleasure of interviewing some prominent Dagenham people to ask them their views on a place that’s dear to the hearts of so many of us.
I am delighted to announce that bringing the series to an end is the Member of Parliament for Dagenham and Rainham, Jon Cruddas. Jon and I have exchanged many fast and furious emails, especially over the Brexit votes in Parliament.
MP Jon Cruddas out and about in Dagenham.
ES: Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule, Jon.… Read the rest »
Today’s The Banjo Book Two Guest Interview is with a man who has Dagenham written right the way through him. Firefighter, trade unionist, @Unherd columnist and newspaper reviewer for Sky News – Paul Embery. I have been one of Paul’s fifty-three thousand plus Twitter followers for a considerable time and I always look forward to reading his thought-provoking, sometimes provocative views so I am delighted he’s taken the time to talk to me – to us – today.
ES: Paul, your Twitter header says you’re “Made in Dagenham”. Please can you explain your connection to the place?
PE: I was … Read the rest »