Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: trains

An afternoon pint of Cloudwater Porter


I’ve written about railway pints before. Those wonderful snatched moments where a wait for a train becomes an opportunity and a pleasure, rather than an annoyance.

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The death of Barnehurst Cathedral

It is not actually a cathedral. It is not even a church. It is a purely secular building. It is not even officially called a ‘cathedral’. That is just a colloquial term for such buildings. It is a railway substation. Although it is not actually that. It stopped being a substation around 1970. It became a track paralleling hut, a TP Hut. And it is not even a TP Hut now. It is an empty structure. It will not be an empty structure much longer. Barnehurst Cathedral is in the process of being demolished. Read the rest of this entry »

The Missed Train Pint

Railway pub sign

The Missed Train Pint turns an inconvenience into an opportunity. Missing a train can be hugely frustrating. A delay is never welcome. And train stations are rarely good places to hang around in for any length of time. Read the rest of this entry »