Category Archives: heritage railways

All steamed up

Last night Mr PP and I celebrated our silver Wedding Anniversary (OK, it is a year late, but it’s a long story) with an evening dinner aboard the world famous Flying Scotsman steam train. Locomotive 60103 The Flying Scotsman (displaying … Continue reading

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Where giants of the past go to die

Recently Mr PP asked if I would like to go with him to a Model Railway Gala.  Having nothing better to do I said yes, why not and off we went to ‘Model Railways Plus’ held at Hadlow Down over the … Continue reading

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Steam up in Shillingstone

Today Mr PP and I made a visit to the Shillingstone Railway Restoration Project.  As regular visitors to heritage railways, this one was a new departure for us, given that it is very much and “in progress” work and doesn’t … Continue reading

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The train now departing…

All good things must come to an end so they say and this was certainly the case for the signal box at Billingshurst railway station in West Sussex this weekend. The signal box at Billingshurst station On Friday 14th March … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Abandoned

It’s been a few weeks since I last took part in the weekly photo challenge, so I thought it was time to have another go.  This week the challenge is Abandoned and the brief is: For this week’s photo challenge, show … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Travels

If you could pause real life and spend some time living with a family anywhere in the world, where would you go? Photographers, artists, poets: show us TRAVELS. I would travel back in time to where the pace of life … Continue reading

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Daily Post – Daily Prompt A-Z: Orderly

This is my first post in this series and I have opted to go for the photographic option; so my humble offering of “Orderly” is: Pink Paraffin Red Fire Buckets Yellow Silk  Reels

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