Category Archives: Travel and transport

April and June (Missed blog posts)

Missed blog posts (April & June) This is a shortened rewording of what formed the Editorial to the most recent SLS Journal and Newsletter (J912 July/August), a bi-monthly magazine which I now edit and giving the reasons for my missing the task of making blog posts here during both April and June. SLS Stand ready 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 »

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 »

Girl book titles

Girl used in literary titles The word girl is appearing everywhere in titles of literary works, including this observational piece of my own from 2014. Why did I use “girl” is perhaps the question I need to ask myself? I could easily have used woman in the title instead, from my memory of her age… Read More »