Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Thank God for First Great Western


We have the main railway line to the southwest running about a hundred yards from us. Thankfully it's situated in a 100 foot deep cutting after exiting from a long tunnel under a local escarpment and thus we don't get much in the way of noise. What with all the flooding, I'm actually glad it's there, as the cutting will form a canal before we ever risk getting flooded.

May invest in another boat if this weather continues and moor it at the bridge over the railway cutting.


3 comments:

  1. ha... middle of winter here in Durban and 28 C today and sunny.. may go to the beach.

    apparently the sun here has a delivery label on it that says "destination UK" but "some one up there" screwed DHL up so they sent it here...

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  2. I'm not sure that your boat on the railway line would work. What about when the track goes over a viaduct?

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  3. Are you saying Brunel was God? ... I could go for that, at least we've got a photo of him!

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