Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Feedback This is not a full feature blog post but back in October I wrote a piece on Mental Health Awareness and have subsequently received additional feed back on it. This is therefore just a short snippet updating that item and adding extra links. The problem with stress and other visibly hidden mental… Read More »

March blog entry

Brief blog update Another very brief blog post this month as whilst workload seems never ending time, sadly, is inelastic. Railways – Three weekends out with events. With a conference planning meeting for the Early Mainline Railways Conference (In York), The London Festival of Railway Modelling at Alexandra Palace and then back to York for… Read More »

Non-stop editing!

A month of solid editing I ended last month’s blog expressing hopefully “What would have been the January content will therefore appear during February when I get back home and resume normality.” Well that hoped for return to normality during February went well, or not! What it ended up as was a month of solid… Read More »

January update

January update This Blog post with the January update is very brief owing to circumstances outside my control. A strange month; the first edition of the SLS Journal with me as Editor went out roughly as planned despite the Royal Mail managing to chew up the printer’s proof and then deliver it about three weeks… Read More »

Changes

Change versus progress When I started to write this blog post about changes and progress, I felt a bit like a real life incarnation of Victor Meldrew whilst at the same time trying desperately not to fall into grumpy old man syndrome. There have, undoubtedly, been many changes that are progress. As just one of those… Read More »

A literary month

A literary month Two connected, but disparate, sections to this blog post describing my literary month. The first a completed task and introduction to a new role as Editor of The Stephenson Locomotive Society Journal; the second related to local theatre productions. Stella, my wife, stage managed Me and My Girl so a lot of… Read More »

Summer Review Part2

A summer catch up (part 2) Traveling For my wife and I the spring and summer has been an eclectic mix that seems to have involved much traveling for us to and from Yorkshire, our knowledge of motorway snarl-ups increased several times. The trips have been for both business and pleasure/family reasons, and to this… Read More »