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New Mills No Frills Handy for the Hills

I’ve fallen out of love with New Mills

It’s worn out the promise I made in the hills

 

Pavement-side wing mirrors getting broken

Limited edition badges yanked and stolen

Breaking, taking, hurting, hurling

 

Plastic wrapped dog shit hanging dangling

Playing field hedgerows stealth dismantling

Greedy, sneaky, selfish, careless

 

Stone walls built when the town was ne...

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