Yesterday I went on the Mid Hants Railway. You may have seen my video. It’s in the archive of this blog.
It was the best day out I’ve had in a long time. The train itself was magnificent, I was invited* up into the front to watch coal being shovelled in. At one stop I held an American Barn Own and at another I saw some very tiny bats and made a bat ring out of paper because the nice lady let me, even though they were obviously there for the children.
“Now you have a bat engagement ring,” she offered as I put the ring on.
There’s a great café at Alton too.
*I invited myself