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A re-conceptualisation of East Kent as an archipelago of islands beyond the economic 'mainland'.
Please note that I partially rewrote this post in November 2016. While the fundamental problems remained, the political scene had transformed in the 3 years since I originally wrote it especially after the vote to leave the European Union. Scroll to the bottom for another map and a drone video from Deal Pier (2014). It’s...
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[Note: I wrote this piece in 2013 as the British Government sought Parliamentary approval to intervene militarily in Syria. The subsequent years of stalemate in the gruesome civil war have been catastrophic for Syrian people and society]. Some people have asked for my opinion about whether Britain should ‘intervene’ in the Syrian Civil War, and...
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Qalyub crash 060821 Reuters
Despite the irony of there currently being almost no trains in Egypt [written 1/Sep/2013], one writer (Shima Hafni) ran a piece this week excoriating the safety record of Egyptian Railways over the past 20 years. I thought the article was worth translating and reproducing here as it had a definite anguish and certain details about...
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My old sketch of the station building at Shabshir el-Hissa (1992)
After posting a list of train accidents earlier in this set, I was rather disturbed to see the pattern continuing. Here’s yet another level crossing collision from last Wednesday night, luckily with no fatalities but 12 passengers from the tourist coach reported injured. A Tanta to Muhalla el-Kubra local service seems to have hit a coach at...
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The new military government has shut down Egypt's railway network
The gruelling and expensive network shut-down continues, by order of the Interior Ministry. In a few days the shut-down will have lasted an entire fortnight and on Wednesday will enter its 3rd week. I’ll cover the staggering losses incurred by both the national railway company and the Cairo Metro in articles below, and these are being...
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