Plus Ça Change
Old railway posters are hugely enjoyable. The sun was always shining, the sea a glorious blue and the beaches packed with happy holidaymakers.
And here is Sidmouth, viewed from Connaught Gardens.
Of course, what IS missing is the "fast trains" from London Waterloo. Even way back the description "fast" was a little over optimistic - but each day there were through coaches detached from expresses at the junctions for a quaint (and very non fast) amble coupled to the branch line train.
Routemasters In Llangollen
The Routemaster's web site does not make it clear whether you can book out on one trip and back on a later journey.
Thus diminutive computer ...
fbb uses a similar but if kit configured to work like a RISC OS machine (descendant of the BBC computer) to do all his map work and timetable editing. It is thoroughly reliable, though it did come with a proper tin box and a power supply.
The Raspberry Pi people have just opened a shop in Cambridge (where the diddy thing was invented).
Tomorrow, a lovely timetable book!