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Sunday, 24 December 2017 22:06

Of Scanner and Santa


24th December 2017

OK, so how many of you are going to sneak off during Christmas Day to read this blog, I wonder?

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Sunday, 17 December 2017 23:26

Of air bags, buffers and beams

17th December 2017

I'm looking forward to getting back to 'loco work' next year, but for the moment it has been more effort at getting things organised to achieve it.

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Sunday, 10 December 2017 21:25

Of missing parts


10th December 2017

Here we are again. This week's blog is sponsored by the makers of.... Hmm, why haven't I thought of that before?

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Sunday, 03 December 2017 23:23

Of pumps and bolts


3rd December 2017

December eh? Steph has stuck a calender under my nose and pointed out how few working days there are before Christmas, and how much Andrew and I keep trying to squeeze in.

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Sunday, 26 November 2017 23:15

Of pins, cones and urns

26th November 2017

They said last week's was a little disappointing - wha'd'they want? Blud?

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:39

Of various personages


12th November 2017

I looked over at the Darley hillside while shunting this afternoon. The trees were an attractive mix of greens and browns in the wintery sunshine, but the wind was chilling. Back at the Briddon Country Pile the central heating pump has died and the plumbers reckon a replacement is 2-3 days. Brrr.

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Monday, 06 November 2017 00:30

Of vac and van


5th November 2017

It's actually Monday as I get this loaded, sorry if you've been waiting up Sunday night – hope it's worth the delay!

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Sunday, 15 October 2017 23:19

Of being right and wrong.

15th October 2017

After all those pretty pictures last week, a bit of a dearth this week. Never mind, I'll try to make up for it with some pithy prose.

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Monday, 02 October 2017 00:10

Of points east and west

1st October 2017

Well, it looks like a mixed bag this week. Something for everyone, maybe. After all, I did promise you a wide-ranging instalment when I signed off last Sunday.

blog hdr 1oct

Published in 2017 Oct-Dec
Sunday, 17 September 2017 22:12

Of waiting for a train at the Motorway services

17th September 2017

We've been moving locos again this week, and so lots of pictures to wade through even though I was in the wrong place and couldn't get any of our new ramp doing its thing. But let's not get ahead of things, let us return to a quarry in a county, far, far away....

AH6 blog

Published in 2017 Jul-Sep
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