Blog Update – Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all readers of the blog, new and old. 2021 was a fairly good year for the blog, although restrictions caused by that pandemic meant that I wasn’t able to get on a train until mid-April, when I went to Thurgarton in Nottinghamshire. Thurgarton station, in the middle of nowhere. 2022 promises…… Continue reading Blog Update – Happy New Year!

Blog Review of the Year 2020 – July – September

So, lockdown in March put the buffers on this blog. I did have a couple of tricks up my sleeve, though. One of them was a trip I had made in 2018 to Lichfield, and the other was an idea to have a look at some of the sights closer to home, in Burton on…… Continue reading Blog Review of the Year 2020 – July – September

The Burton Swans

Before I start this post, I just want to mention the train derailment near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire which occurred yesterday morning. Three people died when a train came off the rails following a landslide, and I wanted to express my sorrow and pass on my condolences to the friends and families of the victims. This morning,…… Continue reading The Burton Swans