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Quartz Hill of the Pyrenees

One of the best things about wine writing, is that every now and then, a little nugget shines that little more brighter than the others, and those fresh discoveries are what I love about wine. 252 more words

Tasting Notes

Beam me up potty

Network Rail has apologised for building large new overlead line gantries in the Goring Gap without consulting nearby residents, the BBC reported.

[Network Rail apologises for Goring Gap gantries…

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Losing steam?

Things are getting a little behind as far as the electrification of the Great Western main rail line to London is concerned.

The Virtual Museum maintains a healthy interest in this major engineering project because of the impact the arrival of the steel gantries and overhead electrification wires will have on the fabric of our historic city. 455 more words


Let's Taste - Best's Great Western New Releases

Best’s Great Western is one of Victoria’s oldest and most-loved wine producing families, and will next year celebrate their  150th anniversary. They sent me three of their new release wines for me to taste; Riesling 2015, Bin. 66 more words


Getting Wheely Rich – GWR hits rock bottom

I’ve been meaning for a while to pen a rant about Great Western Railways and the way they treat their passengers with utter contempt, but a couple of recent incidents have finally forced me to put virtual pen to digital paper. 927 more words


Note to Self:

Note to self:                                                  JJS 31/8/15

I remember the rationing of sweets.
I recall clothes coupons and the last
days of the lamp-lighter in the streets. 355 more words

Station trackwork laid

All the trackwork from the station throat to the platform and goods yard has been completed.  The underlay is 2mm thick Plastazote (a closed cell foam) glued to the baseboard with impact adhesive.  325 more words