There is, as followers of this blog will know, a half hourly service 2 bus service between Sheffield and Barnsley. It was a renumbering and extension of the existing service 265 and started way back in September.
Other delights from the Sheffield pages.
A couple more for the collection:-
And they wonder why passenger numbers are falling.
And Back to Long Buckby
fbb was at school with Shivs Clarke, son of the chief Steward at Althorp; he also and had a fake aunt (former work colleague of fbb's Gran) who lived at ("Long" usually omitted) Buckby Wharf.
"Aunt" Rose lived here ...
Maybe because of the earth closet, they grew the most fantastic sweet and juicy raspberries which the little boy often enjoyed, with (or sometimes without) invitation!
Travel a few yards west of the cottage and you experience a historic time travel through the transport history of the UK.
First, the M1, opened from London to Crick in 1959.
Continue a little further up the hill and you come to a junction with the A5 ...
It is to Long Buckby station that will turn our attention tomorrow.
Advent, the season of three "comings"
1. Jesus comes to earth at Christmas
2. Jesus "comes" into the lives of men and women
3. Jesus will come again at the end of time
No 3 is probably the most controversial for modern readers whether they be believers or nay.
Artists' attempts to portray this "event" range from literal ...
"Joy to the Wold" keeps it simple.
It will be like a man who goes away from home on a trip and leaves his servants in charge, after giving to each one his own work to do. Watch, then, because you do not know when the master of the house is coming - it might be in the evening or at midnight or before dawn or at sunrise. If he comes suddenly, he must not find you asleep. What I say to you, then, I say to all: Watch!”