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Scottish Railway Posters (9)

For anyone who thinks this blog is thrown together in a random fashion…



Haven’t had the best of luck with the weather but there’s plenty to do in the area. Yesterday we visited the White Scar Cave at Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales.

The first human to see the cave was a Cambridge student who discovered it in 1923. The second part of the cave was discovered as recently as 1971. The tour required a hard hat and some of the cave was a bit tricky to negotiate. Our guide recounted tales of visitors (mainly Americans) suing for damage to themselves and their cameras and equipment.

We managed (just) to keep safe and keep the camera dry.

Brief Encounter

We’re near Carnforth. The station there was the setting for the classic British Film, made in 1945, Brief Encounter

Here is a shot I took of the same clock yesterday.

Jimmy Reid RIP

It’s hard to think of any Scottish public figure in my lifetime who commanded such universal respect.