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Category Archives: Japan
Probably the last of Paul’s pictures, as he’s now back in the UK, and the joys of food shopping in Crawley…. Tomorrow is my last day in Japan on this trip. My plan is all set up. Watch this space! … Continue reading
Out into the wilds! Late start today, first train at 0921. Then it’s a circuit taking in a famous route through the mountains. I won’t be back in Sendai until 8.30pm. To follow my excursion in to the Japanese countryside … Continue reading
Some more photos from Japan…. Tomorrow, I’m off up in to the Japanese Alps on a special train which only runs at weekends and Bank Holidays. Today was the Emperors’ Birthday, so tomorrow is a Bank Holiday. My first train … Continue reading
First, back in soggy Earlswood, more progress on the new fiddle yard… And meanwhile, in Japan…. Off to Nagano on one of these, the beautiful E7 Shinkansen. So my birthday has arrived – 9 hours earlier than usual! I’m off … Continue reading
Some more of Paul’s Japan pictures….. My plans have changed for the next two days because the weather has turned rather cold and the forecast is not great for where I was intending to go. The new plan is …. … Continue reading
With apologies to the lovely book of the same name (published 1969…) Paul send me these rather fine Japanese tramcar shots…. Out on the Nagasaki trams this afternoon. Interesting mixture. It took me about 2 hours to cover the whole … Continue reading
Paul has abandoned the greens of Selsdon for a visit to Japan. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be pinching his best photos from Facebook for a wider audience (both of you.) Sunrise at 37,000 feet above the Pacific … Continue reading
I really do hope, Paul, that you don’t buy this set of Japanese prototype trains…. Motorised Sushi! Whatever next. I have seen a model restaurant with a moving sushi conveyor belt, but this is taking things too far. The description … Continue reading
It’s a bit boring going back to the LNER, isn’t it? What we need is ‘Hello Kitty’ on the WCML!! And the train crew dressed in character….. Read about it here. No doubt Kato will make one soon!