I belong to the Rail group in Congleton U3A organisation and I had opportunity for a bit of reminiscing on a meeting entitled ‘Memories of Steam’. The terrace house at 26 Heathcote Place, Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire where I was born in 1942  bordered a railway line. It linked the Town  and the Sutton Junction stations, a distance … Continue reading THE ‘PENNY EMMA’ TRAIN

Poetry in Morecambe

Three gallant gals set off for a day out in Morecambe. Our mission was to visit the restored Art Deco hotel. We set off from Congleton station on the delayed train to Manchester. After a 5 minute dash up the ramp and over to platform 14 with myself in bossy tour manager mode, we caught … Continue reading Poetry in Morecambe