Saturday Snooker Shock?
For a little relaxation, fbb is wont to watch a bit of snooker on the telly. Today is the final of The Masters, probably the second most prestigious tournament in the season. Yesterday afternoon's semi-final was a huge shock. Ali Carter, in the competition because Ronnie O'Sullivan decided not to play, was battling against ...
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known the Toy Train, is a 2 ft gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.
It climbs from about 100 m (328 ft) above sea level at New Jalpaiguri to about 2,200 m (7,218 ft) at Darjeeling, using six zig zags and five loops to gain altitude. Six diesel locomotives handle most of the scheduled service, with daily tourist trains from Darjeeling to Ghum – India's highest railway station – and the steam-hauled Red Panda service from Darjeeling to Kurseong. Steam-enthusiast specials are hauled by vintage British-built B-Class steam locomotives.
fbb notices that today's blog his 3,333rd posting! He must be slightly weird. Surely there is NOBODY who has read all 3,333?
Except fbb, of course.