Monthly Archives: March 2010

More photos from Statfold Barn Railway added

Total now at 118, with more to add. Link to photos A few photos with a Land Rover (on the narrow gauge) and a train in the same shot, like this….

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Update 306. Statfold Barn Railway Open Day, 27/03/10

I’ve started sorting the photos and will be uploading in small batches. The ones from later in the day will be added first, so if you call back in a day or two the newer ones will be at the … Continue reading

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SVR 28th March

Seen today around Arley. 5164, 6695, 7802 & 7812 on service trains, also 42968 on Footplate Experience. 5 locos in less than 90 minutes is how I like it!! 3 were “backwards” though!

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Visit to Statfold Barn Railway, 27/03/10

Spent an enjoyable day at the above railway. 11 locos were in steam, and a Land Rover converted to run on narrow gauge track was also running. Plenty of photos to upload over the next few days

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Just replaced the belt on my old Hotpoint 9306 tumble dryer

It packed up a couple of days ago, the fan worked & it blew hot air – but the drum didn’t turn. Must be the belt or drive motor, I thought. Should be easy to fix, says he hopefully! Took … Continue reading

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I’m trying a sitemap for the “pages” on the blog

The standard sitemap only lists the “posts”, but a plugin is available which can be set to list “pages”. Hopefully this will be useful, but as with the other sitemap – I don’t know if it automatically updates itself. Sitemap … Continue reading

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Created a sitemap for the blog

A sitemap may be useful and it was easy to create, so here is the link to the page:- Sitemap link I don’t know if the page will update automatically, or if it stays as it was the day the … Continue reading

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Ignore this, just testing something

Just testing, I’ll delete this later

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Link pages from web site to “Midlands” gallery

I’m quite good at uploading photos to galleries, but can never keep the accompanying web site pages updated. So perhaps it is time to move away from the old style sites and add the pages to this blog instead. It … Continue reading

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SVR 21st March

Decent weather, so we headed for Arley with KC. First train we saw was 43106 heading for Kidderminster just before 11.38. At the station, 7802 arrived on Driver Experience, then 5164 on the 12.10 for Bridgnorth. The Diner arrived behind … Continue reading

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SVR 20th March

I wasn’t paying attention today, eating my lunch in the buffet when 7802 arrived at Bewdley on Driver Experience. Then I was caught out supping my tea as 5164 arrived with a train from Bridgnorth, earlier than I expected. The … Continue reading

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Update 305. 61994 Great Marquess passing Old Hill, 16/03/10

After appearing at the SVR Reunion Gala, 61994 returned to Crewe today, and is seen climbing through Old Hill. Almost messed up the shots as the camera was set to timer – something that often happens when I fumble around … Continue reading

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