Category Archives: Out and about

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow #1

Whilst Paul is dodging snow in Japan, Ron is off to Switzerland hunting for the stuff.  It looks as if everyone is heading abroad before travel is curtailed by Brexit or the flu!  Just a selection of Ron’s photos this … Continue reading

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“A desire of tramcars”

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

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Paul in Japan #1

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

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Tehachapi Live Train Cams at The Tehachapi Loop

My posts have been a bit random recently – a lot going on at home, plus the ESNG fiddle yard, plus NGSE 2020.  I was going to go to the Tonbridge show yesterday, but I’ll confess that Storm Dennis put … Continue reading

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The Alton exhibition 2020

A visit to the Alton MRG show last Saturday.  I realised that I hadn’t been to this show since 2016 or 2017 – I recall that last year’s show was hit by snow!  It turned out to be an expensive … Continue reading

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Mastermind?

I received an email this week: I am currently casting for the next series of BBC Two’s Quiz show Mastermind and I was hoping you could circulate the attached flyer among your friends and colleagues, and share via social media. … Continue reading

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Language issues

The trouble with having an international interest in railroads railways is what word to use.  Is it: Railway or railroad Shunt or switch Coach or passenger car Wagon or car Van or boxcar Tram or trolley….  and so on? But … Continue reading

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