rochesterfi - The Six Poor Travellers House

The Six Poor Travellers House

Rochester - which has many connections with Charles Dickens and features a house of his, is a lovely town on the banks of the Medway. There is lots of history

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Museum fish and animals

The post I did right back in the first days of this blog, London's museum fish, featured the lovely terracotta tiles seen inside the Natural History Museum. At the time

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Don’t forget Tom

A quick post today, and one where I picked up a book for free. I suppose it would have been thrown away otherwise. What caught my eye initially wasn't the

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The Elizabeth Line’s accessibility shambles!

Many people have been giving Crossrail, aka the Elizabeth Line, huge plaudits for its accessibility. But according to a recent report which has been drawn up by RAIL, it isn't

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The Elizabeth Line touts its first closures!

In true British railway fashion, the new Elizabeth Line is destined to suffer the same ignominy as all of Britain's other railway lines. Come December 2018 the new railway opens

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Driving thro rail tunnels for fun!

Whilst discussing the Gotthard Bahn the other week I got this idea for a couple of 'road trips' through some railway tunnels. Generally no-one can just drive cars through any

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Thames Embankment opened 150 years ago

Its 150 years exactly since the Victoria Embankment opened to the public. The date in question was Thursday 30th June 1868 and the ceremony took place at Temple Stairs. The

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A London viaduct with high & low lines!

These days there's talk of high lines (Camden, Peckham) whilst London already has a low line which I have written about here. These are walking routes along the top or