Fly Navy 111 3-6-18

It’s the first Sunday of the month, it must be show time at the famous  Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden,Beds. It was the turn of the Navy to show of it’s skills on the ground, as well as in the air. This particular show was the 3rd such Fly Navy event to take place, at… Read More »

French at Cambridge 28-5-18

A morning trip to Cambridge Airport today to take in aircraft form the French air Force, (Armee de L’Air). All the French aircraft that took part at the airshow over the weekend at nearby Duxford, were based and operated out of Cambridge Airport during the show. This was a large contingent of aircraft, as well… Read More »

Hemsby Update Pt-2 Erosion 19- 20-5-18

Part 2 of my Hemsby weekend visit is to concentrate on the changes that are happening on the shoreline. I was last there at Easter, then I thought the winter onslaught was bad enough, this time the high spring tides have caused a lot more damage. Hemsby, once again has been in the news recently,… Read More »

Hemsby update Pt-1 19-5-18

A weekend planned  trip to Hemsby, Norfolk for a nice relaxing break, as the weather forecast was good. Hemsby is a small seaside village,8 miles north of Gt Yarmouth and popular with day trippers and long stay holiday makers. This weekend I stumbled across a Rockabilly event and thought I had gone back in time to the 1950’s, as… Read More »

Steam & Country Show 12-5-18

A trip to nearby  Stotfold, Beds for the Annual Steam Fair & Country Show  on Saturday 12th May, all in aid of the Stotfold Mill Preservation Trust. This Event has been run for the last 16 years and it attracts a large family audience from all around the county, aswell as outside the county. Looking at the… Read More »

Wonderful Shuttleworth 6-5-18

It’s that time of year, the start of the airshow season, what a start we had ,sunshine all day with aircraft modern and vintage that  took part at the famous Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden, Beds. The theme for this classic opener was 100 years of the Royal Air force, with aircraft going back as far… Read More »

Aldeburgh 20-4-18

A diversion on the way home to take in the next best place in the area for good old Fish & Chips at the Upper Deck restaurant, Aldeburgh. Aldeburgh is a coastal town in the County of Suffolk. The town is notable for having been the home  of composer Benjamin Britten. Arrived a bit early… Read More »

Southwold 20-4-18

With the weather being at its best, a trip to Southwold was on the cards. Southwold is a small coastal town on the English North Sea coast in the Waveney District of Suffolk, it is also very popular for day trippers. Arrived shortly after 11-30 am and managed to park the car near the Pier where… Read More »

Shuttleworth Training week

What a few days it was, the weather was grand and the Vintage Aircraft and Vehicles came out to play at the Historical Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden. I decided to take a few days off to spend some time at the collection with a pal of mine Brian for the Wednesday afternoon, and the Thursday… Read More »

Flying Scotsman At Baldock 19-4-18

A short visit to my old stomping ground, Baldock  to witness 60103 The Great Britain X1,The Flying Scotsman steaming its way to Cambridge, then on to Scarborough on one of many steam excursions planed  for 2018. The Visit to Baldock bought back many happy memories of my childhood growing up living in the town, seeing… Read More »