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Trainspotting ...

… not so much Irvine Welsh, more Jonathan Meades.  As a child,  Meades made lists: “Why were people called Salmon, Pike, Gudgeon, Whiting, Chubb, Grayling, Roach, Haddock, Spratt, Bass? 287 more words



I am a railway enthusiast but railways are not just about lovely locos. Locos can weigh upwards of 100 tons. These days, trains can run into thousands of tons. 419 more words


Ghosts of Middlewich Station

Ghosts of Middlewich Station

(Courtesy Middlewich Diary) Middlewich signal box and the closed station in 1963. Photo: J.H. Priestley/Subterranea Britannica

I take my place on the cold platform… 146 more words

Box of delights

I’ve been craving making some kits for a while now and Santa duly delivered with this delightful Ratio Midland Railway signal box kit. I’m looking forward to making this. 28 more words

OO Gauge

Epic Bookshelf Challenge. Introduction and Book 01 📚

I’ve always been goal oriented. Finish the project. Compete that task. Get that degree. After finishing my MA I had told myself to just work for 6 months and save a bit before I launch myself into a new adventure. 254 more words

Signal Box