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These Boots are Made for Walking

2015 will see me take on what will certainly my biggest challenge yet, as I aim to complete the The Great Outdoors (TGO) Challenge in mid-May. 722 more words


High-speed rail line to link Moscow and Beijing

By Michael S. Arnold

China will build a 7,000-kilometer high-speed rail link from Beijing to Moscow, at a cost of 1.5 trillion yuan ($300 billion CAD), Beijing’s city government said on the social networking site Weibo. 252 more words


Thinking About Amtrak

I’ve recently been thinking about the approaching 44th anniversary of Amtrak. Although my interest in railroading began two years after Amtrak’s inception in 1971, and I was sheltered from it by living in Atlanta, where Southern’s… 867 more words

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Kalk Bay Day

Saturday 3rd Jan 2015.

Woke up at 9am and Stephanie was making breakfast thismorning, so she was up and in the kitchen making toast and eggs. 400 more words


Chalet School fun from 2014

In September 2014 I went to Austria, thanks to a generous gift from my parents. I’d been reading the train options from the Man in Seat 61… 1,477 more words

On the train home

Monday 8th December 2014, 4.10pm (day 1,201)

It’s really not an exciting period in my life. But it is, at least, the last week of teaching. 6 more words

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You're kidding me, right ?

I am now a 6-month veteran of using over-ground rail in and out of London Bridge Station. Prior to this switch in circumstances I paid scant notice to stories about the over-ground rail system and so had completely underestimated just what devious bastards they can be. 82 more words