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May 27, 2014
by Neil Turner
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Notes on Dublin

Following last year’s cultural observations about Paris, I’ve decided to do the same about Dublin. This isn’t about where we visited – that was yesterday – but all of the little things we saw or did. Getting from the airport … Continue reading

March 10, 2014
by Neil Turner
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Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester

On Saturday, whilst Christine was working, I took myself off to the Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester. I’ve been meaning to go for a while, but the recent opening of Queens Road Metrolink station nearby has made it somewhat easier … Continue reading

December 9, 2012
by Neil Turner
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The Rise, Fall, and Rise of the Purple People Eaters

FTR by CARLOS62 on Flickr – some rights reserved In 2006, to some fanfare, the bus company First York introduced the ‘ftr‘ concept to the streets of York. This consisted of new articulated buses (‘bendy buses’ to you and me) … Continue reading