Whistles In The Wind

So this week we’ve all had to contend with the triple onslaught of Storm’s Dudley, Eunice and Franklin. Remember when we had to wait months in-between storms? Now they come along like double decker buses. Hopefully everyone has come through unscathed. We were up late, or was it early….. to be honest, most likely both….… Continue reading Whistles In The Wind

Railway Ramblings

This week ( February 8th to 15th 2022 ) has seen the Bournemouth to Weymouth line welcome engineers trains and test trains which has provided an interesting variety and a change from the norm. Class 701 testing continues and this week it was the turn of unit No. 701032 to run down to Poole. On… Continue reading Railway Ramblings

South Wales Adventure

Yoshi made it to the groomers last week, a slight delay on the original planned date for his appointment which couldn’t be helped and he came home looking beautifully coiffured and smelling like a dream. So it should have been no surprise at the level of attention he received from passers by and railway station… Continue reading South Wales Adventure

Weekly Wanderings

Sunday of this week found Yoshi and I visiting a good friend in Hampshire for plant burgers and vanilla milk shakes ( well, that was my order anyway). Naturally, I took the opportunity to study Real Time Trains to see if there were any interesting train movements due through Eastleigh that day. Being a Sunday,… Continue reading Weekly Wanderings