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Class 19B no. 1412 en route to Worcester, August 2018
Nov 10

#784. Old habits…

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

Imagine having two passions that deliver entirely different types of satisfaction, both equally satisfying; one is tangible, requires most of the senses, including smell. The other is the ability to revel in memories – a pastime increasingly difficult as one ages, without repeated diagnoses of dementia and worse.     Sod it. Too many words, […]

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Still waiting for restoration - the GWR and British Railways logos on a loco's tender
Aug 10

#503. The Didcot dash

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

The last twenty four hours of our stay in the UK and something is nagging at me. Something I’ve forgotten, something important.   No, not to everyone. Just me.   My many trips to the UK in recent years have always left me time to indulge my passion for steam trains. This time, lots of […]

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So much for a sunrise landscape - Nikon D800e, Nikkor 80-200mm zoom
Dec 14

#436. A wet day out

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

  The Interwebs is wonderful. The other day, I discovered that Ceres Rail – a new preservation group, with its base at the old South African Railways sidings at the town from which it gets its name – has just started running weekly scheduled steam hauled trips to the neighbouring town of Wolseley, some 16km […]

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