The Great Dorset Steam Fair.

Posted on 28/10/2018 By

Great Dorset Steam Fair: Watching the show.

The Great Dorset Steam Fair. Bobby had stretched out our hospital adventure to a whole week, centred on the Travelodge at Ilminster. In doing so, he could hardly avoid the signs to the Great Dorset Steam Fair (GDSF) for the following few days.


From a Railway Carriage.

Posted on 21/10/2018 By

From a Railway Carriage: Southern Railway S15 Class no 847.

From a Railway Carriage. This little boy, enjoying the view from a railway carriage, is the future. Diddley never knew him but he will know all about her in the fullness of time. For this is Jay, her great grandson. Son to Jasmine and Jay (senior).


Over the Hills and Far Away.

Posted on 14/10/2018 By

Over the hills and Far Away: Owwwww!

Over the Hills and Far Away. Diddley hated violence of any kind. She would never watch a nasty film or TV programme even potentially violent. Emmerdale was her limit! So how come she watched every episode of “Sharpe”? A series of true violence, based on the Napoleonic wars. Each week awash with death and destruction…


The Speed Awareness Course.

Posted on 07/10/2018 By

Speed Awareness Course: I stayed in the car park!

The Speed Awareness Course. We knew we were going on this Speed Awareness Course. Of course! We wanted to avoid another three points. But Bobby was nervous about taking me in. And didn’t and discovered that even not switching your mobile phone completely off would lead to you being chucked out and the original three…


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