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British Waterways (Canals)

I was browsing the jumble sale at Victoria West Church this morning and came across this interesting book titled “Building Britain’ Canals”. It brought back my childhood memories of living near the Grand Union Canal. This canal ran from London … Continue reading

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Gauge this for yourself!

Railroad  tracks. The  US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4  feet, 8.5 inches. That’s an exceedingly odd  number. Why  was that gauge used? Because that’s the way they built them in  England , and English expatriates designed … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour!!!

Murphy’s Law???? Enough to make a dog laugh Bloke at a horse race whispers to Murphy next to him, “Do you want the winner of the next race?” Murphy replies “No tanks, I’ve only got a small garden.” Murphy and … Continue reading

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Trip Down Memory Lane

The British canal system was an important waterway to transport goods around England in the 1950’s. The product was mostly coal on the nearby canal when I lived  along the Great Northern Road close to Hemel Hempstead. The road to … Continue reading

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The Count Down Almost Over.

Today is the beginning of the Thanksgiving Long Weekend and the last weekend in our old Ebenezer home. We will begin the final move next week on the 15th 16th October and I think it will be a very emotional … Continue reading

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Calgary Stampede – Good or Bad???

I suppose some might say I have no right to an opinion on this subject. They could be right for I have no first hand knowledge of the Stampede, I have never attend one and have only seen bits and … Continue reading

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