Blog Review of the Year 2022 – Part Three: July – September

Welcome to the third (of four) instalments of the Review of the Year 2022. You can catch up with part one here, and part two here. July 2022 I didn’t go anywhere in July 2022. It was far too hot. August 2022 It was just as hot in August 2022, but I managed to venture…… Continue reading Blog Review of the Year 2022 – Part Three: July – September

Blog Review of the Year 2022 – Part One: January – March

It’s been a great 2022 for this blog, with many new and exciting places visited, some old favourites re-visited and a lot more delving into the history of Burton upon Trent. The number of views on the website has more than doubled in the last year compared to 2021, so thank you to everyone who…… Continue reading Blog Review of the Year 2022 – Part One: January – March

East Midlands Ranger Area Stations #69 & #70 – Swinderby and Hykeham

I’m getting ever closer to completing all 76 stations in the East Midlands Ranger Area, and two of them were ticked off the list on Monday 19th September 2022. It was a long trek to Lincolnshire to visit the two stations between Collingham and Lincoln; Swinderby and Hykeham. I caught the train from Burton on…… Continue reading East Midlands Ranger Area Stations #69 & #70 – Swinderby and Hykeham

East Midlands Ranger Area Station #64 – Grantham

On a sunny Monday morning, 21st March 2022, I ticked off the 64th station on the East Midlands Ranger Area list when I visited Grantham, in Lincolnshire. I had never been to Lincolnshire before, and this was the furthest east I had been to on the challenge. I caught the train at Burton on Trent,…… Continue reading East Midlands Ranger Area Station #64 – Grantham