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Ups and Downs

Mostly ups,  I am pleased to say. Firstly, the beautiful pink satin petals of this tree lily are as perfect as they could be, despite leaves nibbled by a succession of lily beetles. Although it took more than a year … Continue reading

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The Answer to One of Life’s Remaining Mysteries

Whether men ever have to queue for the toilet is no longer a mystery* – they do! – particularly at the National Railway Museum in York where all 6 (I missed photographing Dominion of Canada) surviving A4 Pacific Class steam … Continue reading

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