Let The Train Take The Grain!
Sunday 1 October 2023
Look very closely at this post WW2 picture of the Ben Nevis Distillery at Fort William. It was a visit taken on the fbb's recent holiday.. Now look even more closely to the right of the old car!
The taster was good, although fbb is not a spirits drinker, he could appreciate the richness of the flavour and the warmth of "the nip".horror of horrors, Ben Nevis Distillery is now owned by a Japanese company.
Silly Signalbox for Simple Septuagenarian.Hornby Playtrains is a range introduced to capture the imagination of younger potential model railway enthusiasts. The sets are pure toys with no real pretence at realism. But when some more accessories came out, fbb was intrigued.
So fbb ordered one.
It arrived yesterday in "kit" form ...
... is now looking very tired after years of outdoor location, so a possible replacement seemed a good idea - and for £6 ... cheap as chips!
Travel Essexfbb doesn't DO Apps - he prefers to use his brain and look up a timetable. That way he has all the information handy if anything goes wrong with his journey plans.
Which, of course, it often does.
Sadly, Essex County Council no longer provides timetables. There are some excellent local maps, assuming that they are kept up to date.
Verse two of the evergreen harvest hymn.
Easy, innit! One more verse tomorrow.
Coming Up! "Just Like London"; Andy's Aspirations!
It may be necessary to post a run of mini-blogs to cover the Fellowship meetings' preparation and delivery. The old bloke is only slowly recovering from his "Present From Scotland", viz a very nasty head and chest cold.Good advice for dealing with a heavy cold. If you take lots of pills and potions it will clear up in a fortnight. If you do absolutely nothing it will be gone in 14 days!
The 14 days are up on Tuesday!