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Another Boy’s Day Out

Another boy’s day out this time to the RAF Hendon Museum. Its a great day out and best of all – entrance is free! (car parkis a nominal charge though). First off a de Havilland DH9A which caught my eye having an interesting history.

Posted on February 5, 2012 at 2:30 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Museums, Planes

Terracotta Army

Well it is time for another post and it is long overdue. I better get a move on otherwise I’ll be bumping into Christmas! Continuing the saga of our holiday in Singapore we went to the Museum of Asia. They had an exhibition of some of the characters from the Chinese Terracotta Army – both […]

Posted on November 18, 2011 at 7:22 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Museums, Photos, Singapore

Railway Furniture

A collection of photos of the Bluebell line in March 2011. I really like the signal box on the platform – great for us overgrown schoolboys. We can see what is going on. The original W.H.Smith and Son platform shop is still being used, selling railway literature.  

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 7:10 pm by Trayton · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Museums, Photos, Steam Engines

The Bunker

Yesterday I had a  once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the WWII RAF Operations Bunker and Museum at RAF Uxbridge. It is in an amazing condition considering it’s age. The bunker is a suite of rooms 60ft down underground. The build was started in 1938 and completed in 1939 and was operational just before […]

Posted on September 15, 2010 at 7:57 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Museums, RAF Uxbridge Bunker