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William West and the atmospheric railway.

My eastbound train trip through Totnes on a HST was a great chance to grab some kindle shots of one of William West’s lesser known works, his building of Brunel’s atmospheric engine houses on the South Devon Railway.  309 more words

Railways

Toronto councillor goes after Uber drivers for not paying HST

WATCH ABOVE: A Toronto City Councillor is asking the federal government to investigate Uber on accusations of dodging tax laws. Mark Carcasole reports.

TORONTO – Toronto city councillor Jim Karygiannis wants the taxman to investigate why UberX drivers don’t collect HST from its customers. 376 more words

News

17th July 2015 Cross Country HST westwards from Exeter.

I managed to get on the westbound cross country service from Exeter, and at last I managed to grab a HST. Not one of those smelly, crowded, rough riding voyagers this time. 326 more words

Railways

A letter to my MP: Lowering the GST yet again is a bad idea

By Taylor John Wright

Photo by Phillip Jeffrey

A few months ago I wrote this letter to my MP, Paul Dewar. It was in reaction to an article discussing the rumour going around that the Conservatives were thinking of lowering the GST again. 436 more words

Canada

The perfect picture-panic province

What a marvelous time to be the youngest premier in Canada, representing the oldest population in the nation. Could anything in Brian Gallant’s professional experience be less desirable than the thankless job he now faithfully executes? 568 more words

Politics

TBT - Broken Dishes

Happy Thursday!

Check out last weeks tutorial for Broken Dishes by Penny Rose Fabrics for Traditional Block Thursday! This is our last block that focuses primarily on HSTs. 291 more words

Quilt Block

“Tutorial Thursday”……………..

In answer to inquiries as to how the 2 FMQ block designs were achieved in the “Forest and Loon” quilt I just completed (see here… 496 more words