Archive for 2006

A bit further, bit further, OOPS – too far!

And you think accidentally hitting the curb, or nudging the towbar of the car in front is bad… V/line was moving the carriages around in the sidings near Spencer Street, when one set was pushed too far, ending up with the […]

The secret life of telemarketers

I am at uni right now. The Indian girl on the computer behind me is working on her programming assignment. She is also on her mobile phone. "Hello, xyz from Telstra here, are you interested in Telstra broadband and Foxtel" I […]

Slipping into another time and dimension

Just some random weirdness I have found in this weekend. It started on Friday afternoon at Spencer Street Station. I saw the usual N set on platform 3, and a push-pull H set on platform 4. However, the H set was […]

The third instalment of lost and found

Yes another instalment of lost and found stuff. I was on the train today. I got home. I couldn’t find the spare camera battery I had in my pocket. I rang the station, and they got the conductor to have a […]

Another lost and found tale

Here is another lost and found story, abet delayed by a month or two by my laziness. It started back at the end of March, on the 1517 down South Geelong train. I saw staring out the window, when I looked […]