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CP Rail strike averted for now, unions say

CALGARY – A rail strike has been temporarily averted after the federal labour minister ordered employees of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to vote on the company’s final offers, just hours before they were set to walk off the job. 140 more words


"You're so selfish"

(Photo by Ilkka Kallio)

Welcome to yet another instalment of ‘Shit depressed people have to hear!’ This time I’m going to discuss the sentiment that it’s selfish to kill yourself, told through a personal experience. 946 more words


Travelling by train in Europe

I love travelling by train. But booking trains over flights for international travel is something that I’ve always assumed is complex, difficult and expensive. I’ve taken the Eurostar a few times and I’m no stranger to hopping on trains within a foreign country, yet planning something like London to Barcelona by train, for instance, isn’t something I’ve seriously contemplated. 1,229 more words


Friday photo challenge (week 17) Transport

There should’ve been a midweek post this week or even last week all about our trip to London at Easter. Life has been a bit busy though, and it sits, half written in my drafts list. 79 more words

2018 Friday Photo Challenge

Get disciplined, not motivated

Motivation will come and go, motivation is fleeting and situational.

Motivation is based on your current situation. It might not last to the end of the week, end of the day, or even the end of this blog post. 241 more words


A classy journey by the Tejas – Part 2

It is hard to write about a journey by a premier train (that too traversing Konkan Railway) like Tejas express in just one post – so there had to be two parts! 811 more words


Waiting for Swallows and Trains

Virtually working from a perch atop the train station at San Juan Capistrano this morning. A late spring rainstorm is passing through, the hills are a bright green, and there is ranchera music in the air. 99 more words

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