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The Mosquito. W4050 The Wooden Wonder

Sep 13, 2012 by


A Bit of Good Advice for types (like me) who moan when they’re bored. Get off your proverbial and head for The Severn Valley Railway (see last Roytrs) and the de Havilland (DH) Aircraft Heritage Centre behind Salisbury Hall. Both are desperate for volunteers. I have written about Geoffrey de Havilland, Salisbury Hall and The […]

A Brief Encounter with Miss Froy

Sep 8, 2012 by


Interested in trains? Nor me. So how come I spent August Bank Holiday on the Severn Valley Railway (SVR)? Even more mysterious. How come I want to go back? The only Late Room was in The Bromsgrove Hilton. Bromsgrove. I ask you. Definition of an oxymoron. Bromsgrove Hilton. Old Conrad would turn in his grave. […]