Travel by train

Like we hop on planes these days – or we did before the pandemic – there was a time not so long ago that train travel was the rule not the exception. Train travel remains rather expensive if you’re going on a long journey. The cost reversal reminds me of the truth that once upon…

Salvation Songs 1892

In the many treasures that my Dad had in his possession is this little songbook. There are a few pages missing which do not allow it to be dated easily but you’ll see by the photo of this one page, there is a report on the work of TSA which highlights the year-end of 1891…

The weekend in review

I suppose if I ever feel like I need some counselling, that I’m not doing well, before I call the doctor (and everyone should feel free and compelled to do so) I might first of all go out and clean the van. I find this to be a very therapeutic activity. I’m not really sure…