From the FCS Book of Little-Known Facts (Lawrence of Arabia)

A deserted Ottoman supply train that was ambushed by Lawrence of Arabia during World War I  While most people only think of Lawrence of Arabia as one of the greatest films of all time, it’s actually based on the true story of Thomas Edward Lawrence, British officer and explosives expert, who helped bring down theContinue reading “From the FCS Book of Little-Known Facts (Lawrence of Arabia)”

France’s Expensive 2014 Train Bungle

We just have bought a new train fleetThe country’s joy and prideAppears we have a problem thoughCan’t squeeze past, seems too wide…. 2,000 trains ordered. Too big for 1,300 stationsWrong measurements given to manufacturer. Calculations based on 30-year-old station widths. No-one bothered to verify. 1,300 stations needed altering Estimated damage value $68 million Don MatthewsAugustContinue reading “France’s Expensive 2014 Train Bungle”

Damn, Slept In Again

Slept in past alarm clock(Shit, did it again)|Have to run and catch itHave to catch the train…. You slept in again David R?…… Don MatthewsAugust 2021 Bill Domonkos is a filmmaker, GIF maker and stereoscopist from San Francisco, USA. The artist combines 2D and 3D computer animation, special effects, photography and manipulated archive film footageContinue reading “Damn, Slept In Again”