Ag taisteal in Éirinn ag Traenach

Well, that got your attention, didn’t it? Let me explain. One of our neighbors just recently embarked on a trip to Ireland. Like everybody around our neighborhood, she is well aware of my fascination with railroads. She even brings a cake in the shape of a train to our block party! Now that is neighborly! […]

A new automobile and a new adventure.

My friend Michael in London, he of “macfilos” fame, got himself another car. Again! Being the camera aficionado that he is, he also had acquired the new Sony RX 100 VI fairly recently. A bit of a surprise to me, because Michael is very partial to Leica cameras and publishes a blog (the aforementioned macfilos.com) […]

Rails Around London

I finally managed to edit and sort the videos from my latest trip to London. Admittedly it’s a bit of a hodge podge, but nonetheless for me it was great fun. Be it underground trains, trams or express trains, as long as it is steel wheel on steel rail, I like it.  There were however […]

Spending Two Months in China by Bradford Wing

I finally retired in December of last year at the age of 64.  Of course, I wondered how I would fill the time.  But, so far, that has not been a problem.  We went to Panama for a bit over a week in February, and at the beginning of April, I left for China for […]

Taking a ride on “God’s Wonderful Railway”, aka The Great Western Railway Company

My readers will recall that in my last blog I described an OO scale model of the new UK Intercity Express Train (Class 800) which I had purchased. A few comments about the actual, real life Class 800 were also part of that particular article. More and more of these units are now finding their way […]