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The Sir Nigel Gresley Maquette Project

What was the artistic brief? Several highly enjoyable and creative meetings at King’s Cross Station with The Gresley Society Trust formed the basis of the brief.  165 more words


Is Sir Nigel Gresley worthy of a statue?

If you are unfamiliar with his name, you might ask the question “Why a statue of Sir Nigel Gresley?”. In fact the Vice Chair of The Gresley Society, Andrew Dow, answers this most eloquently. 467 more words


Wires In The Canal Tunnels

It would appear that the Canal Tunnels have now got overhead wires to connect it to the East Coast Main Line. If you want to know more about this important but forgotten part of London’s rail infastructure, read this… 103 more words


Bronze of Sir Nigel Gresley for King's Cross

I can now break the silence.

Firstly, in 2014, The Gresley Society commissioned me to produce a bronze maquette (or model) of Sir Nigel Gresley (1876-1941), the eminent railway engineer. 183 more words


Downs and Ups (MK Dons Away)


Seems like only last night I was walking back through the Boxing Day blizzard. The one that in a couple of hours left four centimetres (that’s about two inches in my world, by the way) on my untidily parked car. 617 more words

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28th December 2014: King's Cross to the Olympic Park

Five of us (including a couple of friends) met behind King’s Cross Station on a cold, sunny day, avoiding the crowds of people looking for scarce trains, and headed along King’s Boulevard to Granary Square. 128 more words


The Problems At Kings Cross

When I was at Kings Cross station early this morning, I asked a guy from the Information Desk, if the problem was with the Canal Tunnels, which will connect Thameslink to the East Coast Main Line, and which I… 179 more words