This article by journalist Peter Frost reveals where some, at least, of the leaflets that we London Recruits smuggled into apartheid South Africa were printed.
Send us printer’s ink.
Peter Frost takes a walk back into communist history and gets some ink on his fingers.
“Send us printer’s ink, we do not know how to get it” wrote Lenin in 1901.
Lenin always understood that however wise and politically important the message you needed printers to get it over to the people who mattered – the working class.
It’s not a very inspiring place, the scruffy trading estate behind Watford Junction Railway Station. When it was built, however, it must have had very high expectations. The developers picked some grand names to reflect Britain’s Royal heritage and their pride in Empire.