Archive | January, 2014

Model T in Burford

Published January 27, 2014

Following on from my comment about a Cream Tea in Burford, it’s reminded me of another visit to this town a month later. My wife and I were taking a caravan holiday in the Cotswolds to see many of the places we had passed through but never really stopped to see. Burford was one such place. Whilst there, we noticed a gentleman with a Ford Model T so, my curiosity being aroused, I talked with him about it. I can’t remember too much about what he said, but he had restored it from a rather sorry state. He confessed that […]

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Didcot Railway Centre July 2013

Published January 24, 2014

Last July I had the pleasure of accompanying Vincent, Rob, & Steve to Didcot Railway Centre. I’ve been once before, some years ago, & looked forward to reacquainting myself with this great site that has a feast of interesting & unusual railway memorabilia. First, as it is surrounded by mainline tracks, you need to come through the site’s unusual entrance. You park by the mainline station, head inside & then, via a tunnel, pass under the mainline tracks of the station to reach the site. After handing over your entrance money you pass by the working coaling stage & head […]

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