Was looking through some old stuff yesterday and found a few slips of paper from some of the old little memories from Athens in the ole days.
It was evening in Oinoi train station, an hour’s north of Athens and a dark and isolated place. We were the only lights for many miles around and we were gathered there waiting on a train. The only thing really to do in the station was to eat and drink. and we did.
Running trains meant an ever vigilant presence on any incoming trains to Athens. One of the busiest ( as it linked up with a Brindisi – Patras ferry – was the 309 this came into Eleusina at around 4pm each day, though it was, like most trains, late often as not. Trouble is that there was [...]
Neil (Billy) Stevie Lee and I left on the ferry as Luke shouted “”
here in fading light I learnt a lot, I sat with Tim and Larry as distant lights lit up tracts of track towards us. I sat with many friends : Ahmed, Candia, Dave, Kenny, Thomas, Bea, Hannes, Lars, Patrick and others- so many others, as diesel trains made their way through the night to us, [...]
Florence, one day in 1988 by accident…… I was in Munich the day before and wanted a sleep. I asked the Haupbahnhof for advice :”you gotta long train please” ; I said to them. they ot understandin the impost of my free mind could not advise. Only when I explained in detail that I wanted [...]