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


‘Are you going to Scarborough Fair……….?’ I went for a few days in July to romanticise and reminisce. The last time I stayed was 20 years ago when Tony and I planned a holiday round a visit to the Stephen Joseph Theatre after seeing an Alan Ayckbourn play ‘Way upstream’ at the New Vic Theatre … Continue reading POETRY IN SCARBOROUGH