The Thomas the Tank Engine Connection; My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 7 (chapter 1)

A set of posts reflecting on my journey in becoming a steam enthusiast would not be complete without Thomas the Tank engine!  As a child, I adored Thomas the Tank engine and it is without doubt one of the reasons that I love steam engines today.  My Hornby model (above) is the longest-serving member of locoyard, although it is currently…

Trago Mills – a brief visit

There are three Trago Mills stores in the Westcountry, two in Cornwall (Falmouth and Liskeard) and another in Devon located off the A38 in between Newton Abbott and Bovey Tracey.  This article looks briefly