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My interest in the Countryside and as a collector of items relating to Buses, Railways and Dairies and Phonecards are shared between Malta, Gibraltar, Tenerife, Cyprus and The United Kingdom. It has often been said that our house is the only one where the dustmen deliver weekly!

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Malta, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Tenerife, Mallorca, Austria, Italy, San Marino and The U.K. may be a long way away - why wait - you can visit them all right now by looking through my web pages - No Passports required

Welcome

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What is the weather like right now in LUQA, MALTA and LONDON, ENGLAND

I know where I would rather be!

CONTENTS

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If you know what you are looking for, you can go straight to the subject of your choice here or scroll down and click on the main contents list below which tells you more details of what is in each section, I think you will be pleasantly surprised. New pages have this NEW > logo before the links below.

HOLIDAY MEMORIES

MALTA | CYPRUS | GIBRALTAR | TENERIFE | NEW > MALLORCA | NEW > AUSTRIA, ITALY & SAN MARINO

UNITED KINGDOM

VIRTUAL WARLINGHAM, CHELSHAM & FARLEIGH SURREY | EAST SURREY COUNTRYSIDE |

GUILDFORD FLOODS 1968 | CHILWORTH, SURREY IN THE 1950's |

TRANSPORT - BUSES

TRIBUTE TO CHELSHAM GARAGE | CATERHAM TO TUNBRIDGE WELLS BY BUS

THE WARLINGHAM, CHELSHAM & FARLEIGH BUS SCENE | MALTA ROUTE BUSES | GIBRALTAR BUSES

TENERIFE BUSES | TILLINGBOURNE VALLEY BUSES | NEW > MALLORCA BUSES

TRANSPORT - TRAMS

TRAMS IN CROYDON | NEW > SOLLER TRAMWAY

TRANSPORT - RAILWAYS

RAILWAY EMPORIUM | MALTA RAILWAY | ESSEX HOUSE CROYDON | CHILWORTH

WORKING AT GUILDFORD STATION | FRENCH RAILWAYS SNCF STEAM | RARE VISITORS

NEW > SOLLER RAILWAY | NEW > SFM MALLORCA RAILWAY

TRANSPORT - AIR

BIGGIN HILL AIR FAIR | HOT AIR BALLOON | AIR MALTA GATWICK TO LUQA FLIGHT

COLLECTING

PHONECARDS | DAIRYANA | MALTESE BUS TICKETS | OLD POSTCARDS FROM MALTA

CHRISTMAS

ACE ALAN'S CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA

ALAN'S ADVENT CALENDAR | ALAN'S CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

HOLIDAY MEMORIES

Malta Memories

Maltese Cross

Holidays in Malta and Gozo, Malta Buses and Railway, Milk Bottles, Old Postcards, Soft Drinks of yesteryear, Kinnie, Festa Celebrations, Malta Cats Album, Monthly Lucky Dip and a whole lot more.

Cyprus Delight

Cyprus Flag

Memories of a holiday in Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean, Larnaca, Limassol, Kykkos, Nicosia, Troodos, Paralimni, Cyprus Village Bus and much more.

GIB Gibraltar Is Brilliant

Gibraltar Flag

Views of Gibraltar, The Rock Tour, Barbary Apes, A room with a view, Sunsets, Gibraltar Buses Album, Phonecards of Gibraltar.

One week in Tenerife

Tenerife

Come with me on a visit to Tenerife in the Canary Islands. See Los Cristianos, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Puerto de la Cruz, Mount Teide, The colourful flowers and find out more about the TITSA Guaguas.

NEW > Mallorca by Bus, Train and Tram

See Mallorca by Bus, Train and Tram, visiting Palma, Soller, Puerto de Soller, Deia, Valldemossa, Palma Nova, Arenal, Inca, Sa Pobla, Porto Cristo,

NEW > Austria, Italy & San Marino

Look back at a 10 Day holiday by coach from England to Cattolica, Italy visiting Medraz, Austria and also Venice and San Marino, returning via Mont Blanc.

UNITED KINGDOM

Virtual Warlingham

A guide to Warlingham, Chelsham and Farleigh for residents and visitors with details of Shops, Businesses, Pubs, Markets, Churches, Schools, Doctor's, Public Transport, The Countryside, Local Map, Aerial photos and more.

The East Surrey Countryside

Photographs of the beautiful Countryside around the lanes and hills of Warlingham, Chelsham and Farleigh, Sunrise, Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter views, Wild Flowers and The 1987 Hurricane in East Surrey.

Chilworth, Surrey in the 1950's

Memories of a childhood in Chilworth during the 1950's. Schooldays, Shopping, Country walks and more.

Guildford Floods 1968

A look back at the memorable floods which hit the town of Guildford, Surrey in September 1968.

TRANSPORT - BUSES

Tribute to Chelsham Bus Garage

A comprehensive history of Chelsham Bus Garage and the buses and routes of the Warlingham, Chelsham and Farleigh area then and now, includes a list of over 200 staff from the garage. Awarded TOP LINK SITE by I.R.S University of York, Site of the Month by UK Bus Site October 1998 and by Southbus May 2001.

To Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells by bus

A tribute to East Surrey Buses routes 253 and 553 from Caterham and Warlingham to Sevenoaks and London & Country route 411 to from Caterham and Warlingham to Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells which no longer run. The routes, The Buses and views of all the places served by these much missed local routes.

Malta & Gozo Route Buses

Buses, Tickets, Maps, Bus Shelters in Malta and Gozo are all featured in this selection of web pages.

Buses in Gibraltar

Albums of Buses and Tickets and a list of Bus routes operated in Gibraltar.

TITSA Guaguas - Tenerife Buses

TITSA Buses or "Guaguas" also Bus tickets, Maps and Bus shelters in Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands.

Tillingbourne Valley Buses, Surrey, UK

An album of nostalgic photos taken in the Chilworth, Guildford and Gomshall area in the 1950's and 1960's

NEW > The Buses of Mallorca

A selection of photos of the variety of Buses to be seen around Mallorca. There are also pages with different Bus Stops and a look at the Palma Bus Station.

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TRANSPORT - RAILWAYS

Railway Emporium

Steam Railway memories in Chilworth, Surrey and in France. Tickets, Railway Insignia and Reminiscences of working at Guildford Station and Essex House, Croydon, also My 50th Birthday and Retirement Party.

Malta Railway

The Malta Railway closed in 1931 and there are still various parts of the old railway to be seen today, Station buildings, Bridges and an old Railway carriage on display at Birkirkara. Awarded Number One in the Top Ten Rated sites by Search Malta July 2002.

The railway around Chilworth, Surrey, UK

Views of the railway including Chilworth Station and Tangley Crossing.

Memories of Essex House Croydon

Step back to the 1970's and visit Essex House, Croydon the B.R. Southern Region, Central Division Offices.

Rare visitors

During a railway dispute in 1982 Western Region trains were seen at Victoria and East Croydon and Southern Region trains were seen at Paddington.

SNCF French Railways Steam Album

An album of black and white photos of SNCF steam trains at Boulogne and Calais including views of the Fleche D'or

NEW > The Palma to Soller Railway, Mallorca

No visit to Mallorca is complete without at least one trip on the SOLLER RAILWAY. Opened in 1912, Electrified in 1929. See my memories from July 2002 right now.

NEW > SFM The Mallorca Railway

There are two seperate Railways in Mallorca, the SFM diesel trains run from Palma to Inca and Sa Pobla with plans for further extensions.

TRANSPORT - TRAMS

Trams in Croydon

There are pages with the Sheffield mock-up tram on public display in Croydon in 1991, the first day of test running of Trams in Croydon - Wednesday 16th June 1999 plus many more views including the advertising livery trams, driver training trips, Tram fun pages and pictures of the Launch day Wednesday 10th May 2000.

NEW > The Soller Tramway, Mallorca

The wonderful old Soller Tramway connects with the Soller Railway and runs from Soller to Puerto de Soller on the northern coast of Mallorca.

TRANSPORT - AIR

Biggin Hill Air Fair

An observers view with photographs of our local Air Display at Biggin Hill, Kent

Hot Air Balloon ride

Come with my Wife and I on a journey that was truly "OUT OF THIS WORLD"

AIR MALTA Gatwick to Luqa flight

Your window seat is waiting, Come on a flight from London Gatwick to Luqa with Air Malta. No passports required.

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COLLECTORS EMPORIUM

Telephone Cards

Phonecards of The World, Telephone Tokens, Badges, Model Telephone vans and much more besides

The Doorstep Dairyana Collection

Milk Bottles, Listing of Advertisements on Milk Bottles, Bottle Caps, Milk Tokens, Badges and much more

Maltese Bus Tickets

My collection of Bus tickets from Malta and Gozo, you may be surprised at the many different types of tickets.

Old Postcards from Malta

Old Postcards and View Albums with some lovely nostalgic scenes of the Maltese Islands.

CHRISTMAS

ACE Alan's Christmas Extravaganza

ALAN'S ADVENT CALENDAR | ALAN'S CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

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