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Why calls to keep the East Coast rail franchise in the public sector are folly

The East Coast rail franchise has been successfully run by the UK state organisation, Publicly Operated Railways (POR), since it was abandoned by National Express in 2009 when it failed to meet its financial targets. 477 more words


Better Than Mince Pies

Three weeks, one day, twelve hours, three minutes and however many seconds since my last post. Where the hell have I been? Well, a lot of places. 1,119 more words



Just was just another stop along the East coast but it turned out great. The day I arrived i went for a jog in the rain, the first rain I’d seen in eight weeks. 394 more words


10 Hours Later

For some reason I thought taking the train from Raleigh to New York would be a fun experience. It wasn’t. Ten hours of sitting on my butt watching trees go by was not the excitement I was looking for. 295 more words

Canada's "South"

This week I had the privilege of celebrating Christmas with some of my favorite gals on the planet. As usual, our conversations were all over the place, and much laughter ensued. 502 more words


Pamela Marie Pierce: Embracing Saint John

Whether you’re familiar with Pamela Marie Pierce or not, if you live in Saint John, it’s likely that you’re at least familiar with her artwork; it can be found in many of our coffee shops and storefronts, gracing the covers and pages of… 1,095 more words

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