Forth Bridge – Old & New

Friday, 21st August 2009 by
forth bridgeOne evening earlier during my working stay in Livingston - on a visit to the Ratho climbing centre - I'd spotted the famous Forth rail bridge on the horizon. That'll be worth a visit I thought, and it's only 10 miles away with the added bonus of including a trip to the seaside...

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Trainspotting

Tuesday, 21st July 2009 by
IMG_6830At the Braemar cottage I noticed a strange notice...

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pete-on-powder-scaled It snowed all day yesterday while we worked, so we knew today there would be some awesome off-piste powder skiing to be had...

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Network Rail Sucks!

Monday, 6th October 2008 by
I was supposed to be in Walsall for work today. But Network Rail had other ideas! Despite a 5am start to get there in time, a three hour delay...

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Leander and the Ribblehead Viaduct

Saturday, 20th September 2008 by
Steam Loco "Leander" crosses the Ribblehead ViaductI've wanted to get a picture of the Ribblehead Viaduct for some time - it's such a fantastic structure. Then I thought how much better it would look with a train actually crossing it...

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La’al Ratty

Saturday, 23rd August 2008 by
My folks came to visit for the bank hol so alternatives to climbing had to be found...

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Eden Valley Hoax

Sunday, 19th August 2007 by
img_4902-small.JPGAs a cure for a hangover and to work an appetite up for the now legendary "Ross" cooked breakfasts, Sarah, Andy, Anna, Ian, Sabiene, Laetitia & Pete took a stroll along the Eden river...

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What time is the last train?

Thursday, 26th July 2007 by
img_1152-small.JPGAfter waking up to a beautiful morning, late as usual, I was keen to get out after two days cooped up in the apartment...

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