Archive for the tag 'Train Journey'

Last Friday Mr C took the day off work and we headed off to Manchester so that he could go clothes shopping. We arrived at the station in plenty of time to catch the train to Wolverhampton. The connecting train from Wolverhampton to Manchester was slightly delayed. Whilst we were waiting the display boards and [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 31st 2017

The first of the birthdays was celebrated with a party. It was a good excuse for many friends to meet up and share the occasion. A good time was had by all.
The second birthday was celebrated by a couple of days away from home in the Yorkshire Dales.  It was a nice relaxing time, but [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Aug 22nd 2011

It was that time of year again when I finally allow myself to think of the Christmas season.  I set of with my Mum to visit the festive gift fair in Birmingham.  Luckily for us the threat of industrial action from one of the train companies was called off at the last minute.
The journey there [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 20th 2010

…OR – Yet Another of Those Days!

Today was the day of the PCS Midlands Regional AGM which was held in Nottingham.  I knew it was going to be another of those days because I hadn’t slept very well and was tired when I woke up.  Someone else’s mishaps along the way meant that at least [...]

19 Comments CherryPie on Dec 11th 2009

The day started off well, I got up in plenty of time which is unusual for me.  I was ready far too soon but decided to walk down to the station early to get cash and pay some money in at the bank.
It turns out that was the right decision because there was a bit [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 23rd 2009

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Time Warp

Yesterday I attended a PCS privatisation forum in London, which set out to inform and prepare reps for the continuing and increasing threat of privatisation to public services.  There were many interesting speakers who explained how the various initiatives are flawed and do not provide better, cheaper more efficient public services.  One of the speakers [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 12th 2009