Hurstories: Communal Roof Brush


Over the years, many kinds of brushes have gone out of fashion, i’m thinking particularly of that scourge of schoolboys everywhere, the dreaded wire Knee Brush. Time was, when a gentle tap on the door of a morning, often signalled the arrival of the Traveling Brush Salesman peddling his many wares. A long handled ‘nossy hair’ brush for grandad, maybe a Cod Scrubber, to help mam on ‘Fish Friday’. And then there was this, from a time when every house had, not only a clean doorstep, but a lovely shiny roof.

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