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My New Career - West London Walks

My New Career - West London Walks

By Caroline MacMillan

It was my local council who, as I entered the second half of my sixth decade, unknowingly launched me into a new career.

Due to economic cutbacks some three years ago they decided that the borough's archives would be open to the public on one day only a week with one archivist available who would need to be supported by two volunteers. I had been thinking about doing some voluntary work and decided I could give half a day a month.

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