Monthly Archives: May 2010


Yesterday and today saw Chris Beet & I heading south to visit Steam – The Museum of the Great Western Railway at Swindon – in Wiltshire, hence the moonraking of the title, a local legend. The NRM has a number … Continue reading

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What’s that doing in the workshop?

Visitors to York may well be surprised to see the Stirling Single in the workshop since last Friday. I’m afraid thoughts of a return to steam are somewhat premature, but the truth is that the loco is being prepared for … Continue reading

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After the dust has settled…

A very quick canter through the North Eastern Giants of Steam weekend. I’ll let the photos speak for themselves in the main except to say that there were some 21,100 visitors over the three day event, the busiest that Locomotion … Continue reading

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Bruges – The Artist’s Paradise

Last week I was on leave and managed to enjoy a few days away in Belgium. We took the Eurostar to Brussels before travelling on to Bruges later in the day. I found this great poster in the collection dating … Continue reading

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