Let me take you on a journey to Appleby - arriving by train, which is really just an excuse for me
|Union of South Africa A4 Locomotive moves off after taking water at Appleby.|
Eric Treacy (1907-1978) railway photographer extraordinaire who died on the station of a heart attack while waiting to take photographs of the 'Evening Star', the last steam locomotive to be built by BR.
This view is down the wide street of Broughgate and its Lime Trees which as this was taken in March have yet to acquire their intense green leavesLady Ann Clifford who was, as her title infers, a loyalist to the crown. She is better known for her tenacious fight for the right to inherit her father's property against the prevailing male line of inheritance.
on her mother Margaret's tomb but I think it is rather sweet.
Time to take another photograph you never know when an A might needed for ABC Wednesday and an Astral Circus parked in Appleby might come in handy! Time for a rest?
Then take your ease in the ABoard Inn (like the High Cross also dating from the 17th Century), and join these two enjoying drinking and playing draughts.
An entry to ABC Wednesday - join the journey through the alphabet now starting its 13th Round