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Author Topic: Where were Finn and I, Cup Final day 2018?  (Read 763 times)
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« on: May 19, 2018, 06:27:30 pm »

Really just logging the station visits. These two are easy peasy.

 


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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2018, 08:01:01 pm »

Taunton  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2018, 08:13:52 pm »

Excellent guess bobm.

Now, weren't you with me today?
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« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2018, 08:27:22 pm »

And a good afternoon it was.

Slightly concerned that the first photo appears to show you attach Finn's lead through a ring in his nose.  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2018, 08:43:54 pm »

Slightly concerned that the first photo appears to show you attach Finn's lead through a ring in his nose.  Grin

I'm sure that Finn is very used to a slightly odd looking ballet on station platforms as he's kept on his lead, yet persuaded to stay where he is as BigNoseMac moves away as far as he can on the lead to take a photo  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2018, 09:02:37 pm »

Chippenham?
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« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2018, 10:24:45 pm »

Chippenham?

Correct! That's the second one. Chippenham was where Finn met Paddington Bear.



Now where else in Wiltshire would one take a novice doggie trainspotter?
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« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2018, 11:29:08 am »

Now where else in Wiltshire would one take a novice doggie trainspotter? [/quote]

Melksham?!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2018, 12:31:32 pm »

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Melksham?!  Smiley

Personally I would take a novice train spotting dog to Westbury, as it's the crossroads / hub of rail networks in Wiltshire and there are lots of trains to see and lots of changing passengers to make friends with.    There's also (at least at the moment) some patches of grass near the ungated station entrance to do drain-a-dog.

Mind you, more and more there are people around at Melksham to make friends with ...
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« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2018, 12:38:37 pm »

As an aside Teignmouth station is quite often used as a training ground for assistance dogs.  Apparently it has the right mix of stopping trains and non-stop expresses to get the dogs acclimatised to the railway environment. 
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« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2018, 02:03:04 pm »

Now where else in Wiltshire would one take a novice doggie trainspotter?

Melksham?!  Smiley

That is, of course, correct!

Where Finn saw off bobm and met grahame.
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« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2018, 02:04:27 pm »

Makes it sound like he chased me into a field!  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2018, 09:58:54 pm »

Well, Finn wouldn't have had to run very fast.  Lips sealed

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« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2018, 10:43:53 pm »

I wouldn't be so certain....  Grin

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