Tag Archives: cambridge

Why Cambridge is different

Because they have headlines like this in their local paper: Former wife of lion tamer was running brothel There’s a huge story there, but I’m not sure if it’s for a supporting character in the Fenland version of Northern Exposure, or the central character in a magic realist novel.

Reopening old railway lines

I discovered the Subterranea Britannia site when I was writing my post about the Redditch rail tunnel the other week and intended to browse some more through it, but had forgotten until reading Jonathan Calder’s post today about disused railway stations. While it’s interesting to just browse through some of the old station names – […]