Apparently we are experiencing an epidemic of premature memory loss. Scientists are now saying our memory begins to fade at 45 years of age rather than at 60 as was previously believed. Unfortunately failing mid-life memory – the occasional slips which are referred to as Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) – could also be an early […]
Two years ago the Bluebell Railway realized a significant ambition by re-connecting with East Grinstead. The northern extension was a remarkable feat and achievement for the preserved line. The completed northern extension has proven to be beneficial to the Bluebell Railway and beyond for the local economy. Since then the railway opened the extension it has […]
As with any layout the old adage says “it is never finished” this is true of Fisherton Sarum. Regularly after operating the layout at an exhibition, more often or not in the pub over a pint, ideas for modifications / ‘improvements’ are suggested by the operating team (usually a combination of Mark and Roger…), some more […]
Good evening, On Wednesday I was able to quickly stop by Eastleigh to see this weeks Dorset Coast Express. The locomotive originally scheduled was one of my favourites, 34067 Tangmere but due to her latest incident she was replaced. The next locomotive on the schedule was 60009 Union Of South Africa. This A4 class does not come down […]
This is another of my beloved ‘Terrier’ tanks. Locos like this were originally built to haul London commuter trains. The first loco was delivered in 1872. This was one of the first and entered service in 1872. Like other members of the class it was named after a location in London and was called Fenchurch. […]
Thought for the day: “Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.” W. Clement Stone
Thought for the day: “Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” Ralph Waldo Emerson.