A late blog, apologies. Yesterday I went to a real world meeting. It required me to catch a real world train on what turned out to be a not so scenic, Scenic Railway. The Tamar Valley, however, had other ideas about the scenic part and filled itself with a mist so impenetrable that the journey almost past without seeing any landmarks
This is a bridge. Fortunately for the sanity of this blog I have painted it. Not the actual bridge but a painting.
Fortunately a cow loomed out of the mist which brings some level of interest.
Beyond that there was hedgerows, the first one with mist the second a little higher with actual sunshine.
Eventually we got high enough up the valley to be above the mist.
And at long last some countryside.
Before we dropped down again to the river and the village of Calstock viewed from the viaduct.
Before arriving at my destination of Gunnislake.
There are days, like yesterday when I feel pretty confident on the way a blog is going to work. How wrong could I have been! I had bright sunshine as I boarded the train , a gorgeous blog with amazing photos was just going to drop into my lap, I thought. The weather of course had other ideas. For those of you with half an hour to spend, I’ve included a youtube of the journey in good weather.
For everyone else here is some lovely rust at journeys end.