Monthly Archives: October 2011

Update 536. 47828 & 47802 at Coventry, 50049 & D1062 at Cradley Heath, 21/10/11

It seems a long time since I added any photos to my other site, maybe now that winter is approaching & there are less jobs to be done in the garden I might make some progress on a backlog of … Continue reading

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Update 535. 7812, 42968 & 43106 at Bewdley, 25/10/11

Managed all 3 trains with the locos facing the right way during a lunchtime visit. After using the 300mm zoom lens on Sunday to photograph an aeroplane, I decided to use it again today and take some more distant shots … Continue reading

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All galleries now running Coppermine version 1.15.16

Updated 2 galleries last night and the main gallery tonight. Perhaps now I can start sorting & uploading more photos.

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Coppermine version 1.5.16

A new version was released a few weeks ago & I have started updating my galleries to this version. I don’t think there is any noticeable difference, just security upgrades. It’s not really too difficult to do, but I am … Continue reading

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Update 534. 50049 & D1062 back through Cradley Heath, 21/10/11

After being taken to Tyseley for wheel turning on Tuesday, D1062 was hauled back to Kidderminster & the Severn Valley Railway today. I went to Cradley again to see them pass through. Link to photos

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Update 533. D8188 & D8059 with “Matt’s Forty-20”, 16/10/11

The only photos I took today were of this train, as all the steamers were facing the wrong way! Couldn’t resist it when I saw the headboard. Link to photos

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Update 532. 4566, 7812, 42968 & 43106 on the SVR, 15/10/11

The 4 locos are seen in action during our visit. 42968 was on a “SMF The Mighty Mogul Special”. At Bewdley, M51941 was fresh out of Bewdley C&W works, looking very smart. Link to photos 42968 is seen leaving Arley

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Update 531. 50049 & D1062 at Cradley Heath, 18/10/11

50049 was used to haul D1062 from Kidderminster to Tyseley for the wheels to be turned. They are seen passing through Cradley Heath earlier today. Link to photos

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Acer Aspire One A110 running Linux, updating Firefox

After recently updating the BIOS to correct the problem with the flat battery not charging, I decided to try and work out how install a later version of Firefox – as it was running version 2. I know nothing about … Continue reading

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Acer Aspire One A110 battery flat or won’t charge – solution

It’s a handy little netbook, but hadn’t been used during the summer. When I switched it on yesterday – nothing happened. Battery must be flat, I thought, so plugged in the mains lead & it worked. After using it for … Continue reading

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Update 530. Classic Cars at Bridgnorth, Severn Valley Railway, 09/10/11

Some more photos of the vehicles on display at the Severn Valley Railway Classic Car event, these are the ones seen at Bridgnorth. If any of the details are incorrect, just let me know – my knowledge of cars isn’t … Continue reading

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Update 529. Classic Cars at Bewdley, Severn Valley Railway, 09/10/11

I’m slowly adding photos of the vehicles on display at the Severn Valley Railway Classic Car event. They will be uploaded into one album, but can also be displayed according to which station they were at. The first photos to … Continue reading

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