There has been something of a railway theme in some of my posts this week. So to maintain this momentum, today's quote is train-linked... And I could not resist letting you see this clip of another poem inspired by train travel: Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Railway". Have a marvellous weekend and may all your journeys … Continue reading Friday Quote: Get to it!
In 1953, the BBC made a film of the rail journey from London to Brighton. This has since become a famous piece of footage. But it remains an entertaining watch... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7GXWuTwkF8 Even more fascinating is this film, which compares the original 1953 film with equivalent footage shot in 1983 and 2013. It is so interesting … Continue reading Oldies but Goodies
The train journey along the south west coast of England includes a fabulous stretch past a town called Dawlish, where the track runs right alongside the sea. My trip yesterday from my sister to meet my friends took me along this route. The weather was pretty dramatic, as you can see from these pictures. The … Continue reading What a view No.2