from the Dorset timetable book.
No longer a circular but still Thursdays only.
The "alternative" 157 bus runs every hour with subsidy from Devon Council. On fbb's trip it was hardly busy. Does a sparsely used bus every hour, which is a much better than service than the railway EVER provided, have a chance of survival? Kept alive by old fogeys with free passes at the moment, one has to wonder whether it has a commercial or even a political future.
However our blog readers may choose to celebrate, whatever beliefs or attitudes they may have, it is right and proper that the underlying reason for the season is promoted. Some may be celebrating nothing more than celebration (??!!); but fbb will be remembering the birthday of the Saviour of the World. This is how the text from the "small" 2nd Class stamp reads-
These were the very first GB Christmas stamps, issued in 1966.