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California Dreaming Just Became Reality: Let’s All Go To San Francisco

  Fisherman’s Wharf is a hive of activity; a lot of it tourist.  Street shows include musicians, clowns & artists. Every now & then you can capture a glimpse of daily life, ‘sans’ tourist. A van makes deliveries to a … Continue reading

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California Dreaming Just Became Reality: A Street Car Named Desire

There are certain ‘must see’ attractions when visiting San Francisco.  One of these is the historic & iconic cable cars. However, the city also has a legacy of other rail cars including the F-cars, an original version shown here in  … Continue reading

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History In The Sun

  These photos were taken last night just before I played a gig in the historic Guildhall. Here, Leicester Cathedral, burial place for King Richard III, glows in the evening sun.     Makes you wonder what history these walls … Continue reading

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Lady Isabella & Friends

Taken from the Snaefell Mountain Railway, Lady Isabella, the Laxey Wheel, nestles into the hillside. Take care until next time …

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The Train Now Standing At Platform 2

Antique memories in the 21st Century: Gas light; GWR Manor Class loco; GCR  station bench together at Rothley Great Central Railway station today, all under an afternoon Winter sun. Take care until next time …

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Old Lübeck

I love wandering around in the old parts of towns. This is in my brother’s home town of Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein. It’a bit cold but still lovely. Sad that my brother is no longer here for me to share this with … Continue reading

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New For Old

This photograph of Rothley Station on the historic Great Central Railway, UK was taken in 2014 (the pylon in the background betrays its age). Take care until next time …

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