Friday 16th July 2021 There are various ways to reach the Outer Hebrides (aka the Western Isles) by public transport from the south east of England. Travelling via Inverness then … Continue Reading To the Outer Hebrides, and back.
Saturday 3rd July 2021 My latest 7-day All Line Rover came to an end yesterday (the first I’ve taken for a couple of years due to the pandemic) so here … Continue Reading Rail Rover reflections
Sunday 27th June 2021 You can usually pick up the vibes quite quickly whether a new bus venture will be a success when experiencing the service on the road. Despite … Continue Reading More on Exmoor Coaster
Monday 31st May 2021 It was 45 years ago this month when I first made the journey from Leeds to Hawes by bus. I remember it was a Saturday on … Continue Reading Bank Holiday weekend joyrides
Saturday 11th July 2020 I found yesterday afternoon’s tweet from Southern Vectis so positive and inviting it encouraged me to pop over today and have a mini wander around the … Continue Reading Day trip to the Isle of Wight
Tuesday 19th May 2020 The Isle of Man is a treasure trove of transport delight. An efficient bus network; an electric tramway including to a mountain top; a steam railway; … Continue Reading A trip to the Isle of Man
Tuesday 10th March 2020 I’ve always had a fascination with maps including discovering duplicates of place names. None more so than my north London birthplace: Winchmore Hill in London’s N21 postal district. This particular place name pair has held an obsession ever since I covered my study bedroom wall at University with Ordnance Survey maps […]