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Paul in Japan #6

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

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Paul in Japan #5

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

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Paul in Japan #4

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

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Paul in Japan #3

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

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Paul in Japan #2

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

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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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A rival for Paul?

Not a bad selection….. Some excellent models and camera angles…. And the real thing….

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The Carters fly east

Before Ian and Lily joined us in Stuttgart, they were in Hong Kong and Japan.  Here are a few of Ian’s holiday snaps…. This one is very familiar to me – a Hong Kong ‘tram jam’.  Still the best value … Continue reading

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A Japanese jaunt

Paul Rowlatt has stopped sending Thomas to the scrapyard, and is in Japan, chasing bullet trains.  Chairman Allan forwarded these pictures, reproduced entirely without Paul’s permission, but I’m sure it will be all right….. Firstly, some bullet trains of all … Continue reading

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