Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas greetings

Well it’s almost here….  Weeks of manic consumerism culminate in a final spending frenzy.  “Pete 75C” commented on RMWeb…. I thought I’d pop into Tesco at 07:30 to avoid the rush and get a few last minute bits. Good GRIEF. … Continue reading

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Christmas public service anouncement…..

With a few days to go to the 25th, it’s time for a Christmas Health and Safety reminder.  You will be please to hear that the HSE has posted the ’12 Myths of Christmas’. HSE from media reports and correspondence … Continue reading

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Ron’s Rambles #2

More of Ron’s pictures, this time from Leipzig.  First, the railways.  Seeing the ‘McCafe’ reminds me that the inventor of the Big Mac died this week, age 93.  Perhaps he never ate his own invention to get to that age!  … Continue reading

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Ron’s Rambles #1

A new contributor to the blog for the next couple of days – Ron Dawes, brother of Allan.  Ron is on safari in deepest Germany, around Leipzig and Hanover, I think, visiting an eclectic mix of Christmas markets and stations.  So welcome, Ron, … Continue reading

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What did you get for Christmas?

Children are a real blessing…. Especially when they send you a Christmas card….. Hope you didn’t overdo the turkey and mince pies…..

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Christmas greetings

A very blessed and happy Christmas to all (both) my readers! Virgin Trains have been applying festive vinyls to their units – already dubbed the Pengalino….. But this pales into insignificance with the Canadian Pacific holiday train.  This is also … Continue reading

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A Christmas dream and other oddities

Borrowed from the Model Railroad Hobbyist forum.  And pure wishful thinking….. Anything interesting under your tree (apart from socks)? I was very taken by this video sent me by my daughter.  Is it a new kind of sushi restaurant? Reminds … Continue reading

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