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The Intercity 125 is 40 today, will any privatised railway product match it?

In the early to mid 1970s the railway technical team at British Railways were dreaming up a number of projects to completely revolutionise the network, Naughty Dr Beaching a few years earlier had of course rationalised the network back to near extinction, and BR was keen to reinvent itself as a brand that people wanted to travel with. 752 more words

Railways

HST 40 - Bristol SPM Open Day

Great Western Railway held an open day at Bristol St Philips Marsh depot on bank holiday Monday 2nd May. It was billed as ‘HST40’ – a celebration of the High Speed Train. 140 more words

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PEI to hike HST, delay balancing the books in their 2016 budget

CHARLOTTETOWN – Prince Edward Island’s Liberal government will increase the harmonized sales tax to 15 per cent from 14 per cent as of Oct. 1, and is delaying plans to balance the provincial budget by one year. 501 more words

Canada

Tough N.L. budget has steep tax hikes, deep job cuts to tackle $1.8B deficit

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Taxpayers in Newfoundland and Labrador will bear the brunt of a budget that hikes HST and gas taxes, cuts jobs and imposes “temporary” income-based levies to fight a deficit that will still reach almost $2 billion. 431 more words

Politics

Medallion quilt - free pattern

This block and quilt couldn’t be any easier. To make the medallion mini quilt, make the tutorial 4 times:

Materials for the medallion quilt

  • forty 10 inch x 1 1/2 inch strips in assorted prints or colours.
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Tutorial

Stitching Outside the Lines

At my local quilt guild retreat last fall, we had a strip exchange of 2 1/2 inch strips in fall colors.  I have been working on a quilt utilizing those strips that is a simple four-patch and half-square triangle design.   273 more words

Blocks

I love HST's!

Continuing my love affair with half square triangles…

This quilt appeared after waking up one morning last week thinking, I have to make a quilt today!!! 157 more words