The M&GN and me – chasing ghosts to the coast.

Ever since I was just a boy I’ve been more than a little bit obsessed with an old, abandoned railway line skirting the southern edge of the Mile Cross estate between the back of Sloughbottom Park and the River Wensum. In more recent times we’ve come to know this former railway as a footpath/cycleway namedContinue reading “The M&GN and me – chasing ghosts to the coast.”

Honing and HOD – Heritage Open Days.

As I’ve probably mentioned before (countless times), I’m quite involved with local Railway History. It all started when my friends and I decided to take it upon ourselves to expose the remaining platform wall at the former M&GN Norwich City Station site and it’s kind of steam-rolled its way on from there, flattening out swathesContinue reading “Honing and HOD – Heritage Open Days.”

FONCS: Friends of Norwich City Station

Straying away from the estate for a bit, I’m going to be talking about how the digital world can bring people together in the real world. Since being knee-high to a grass hopper I’ve been fascinated by a stretch of path that runs along the back of Sloughbottom Park. It starts at the inner-link road byContinue reading “FONCS: Friends of Norwich City Station”