Category Archives: Transport


2018 Great Dorset Steam Fair

Thursday 23rd August was the first day of the 2018 Great Dorset Steam Fair. This year is also the 50th anniversary of the annual event. Judging by the queues to get into the site each day, […]


2018 Steam Up, Drusilla’s Inn, Horton

Yesterday I spent several happy hours at the 2018 Steam Up at Drusilla’s Inn, Horton, Dorset. The annual Steam Up event traditionally marks the beginning of the Great Dorset Steam Fair. A large number of traction […]


Only 4 days to go…. Great Dorset Steam Fair 2017

The Great Dorset Steam Fair (aka The National Heritage Show) is the world’s largest heritage and cultural event, held annually at Tarrant Hinton, in Dorset, UK. The event showcases Great Britain’s national industrial, agricultural and […]


The first train from Swanage to Wareham in 45 years!

Tuesday 13th June 2017 will go down in history, with the arrival at Wareham Railway Station of the first train from Swanage to Wareham in 45 years. The railway line linking the towns was ripped […]


Swanage Railway Spring Steam Gala 2017 – “Strictly Bulleid”

Swanage Railway Spring Steam Gala 2017 will be a three-day “Bulleid Bonanza”, marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of “Southern Steam”. The Dorset steam train event will take place Friday 31st March – 2nd April 2017.  […]


Great Dorset Steam Fair 2016

Photos from the Great Dorset Steam Fair 2016, Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford, Dorset, UK. The GDSF, also known as The National Heritage Show, is said to have the largest collection of steam and vintage equipment to be […]


Great Dorset Steam Fair 2015

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Three Okefords Preservation Society – Steam Rally, 2015


Swanage Railway – ‘Spring Steam Gala 2015’



‘Rude’ sex shop, Lower Parkstone

Click to view larger versions On Wednesday 1st April 2015, the exterior of Ride bicycle shop turned into Lower Parkstone’s very own Adults Only sex shop, ‘Rude’. This was an April Fool’s Day joke that took […]