Category Archives: SS Great Britain conference 2019

Mostly about trains

While the trains were generally comfortable and accommodating, there was a lot of unnecessary changing because of engineering works between Guildford and Aldershot. What it meant was that rather than the just short of two hours, the trip took me … Continue reading

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A lot of steam

Yesterday, while walking along the dock towards the SS Great Britain, I overheard a conversation between a young father and his toddler daughter. We were passing the reproduction wooden sailing ship The Matthew which was open to visitors. The father, … Continue reading

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Full steam ahead

Today was my trip to Bristol and a conference on steam. I’ve been looking forward to this for months and months. I vaguely remember the SNR calling for papers back in January. They had a message for the rest of … Continue reading

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