peroxide, me

Welcome to friends new and old!


As Instagram recently took it upon itself to block me from adding new contacts, captioning my own photos, and 'liking' and commenting on my contacts' photos twice in as many weeks, I have discontinued my use of that site and have invited my contacts from Instagram and Facebook to join me here on LiveJournal instead. If you saw my post on Instagram regarding this or have received an invitation by e-mail from me to set up a LiveJournal account, please do so: nothing will make me happier! Setting up a LiveJournal account is easy. The account set-up page is here. All you need is a unique user-name and a password. Basic accounts are free. There is no obligation to post regular updates on here if you don't want to, but the occasional comment to let me know you're reading will be gratefully received.

For reasons of privacy and security, most of my posts are viewable by LiveJournal friends only. In addition to written posts, I post photos regularly, including all of those that I recently posted on Instagram. All will be revealed when and if you decide to add me.
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Negatives
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Scottish Railway Stations & Locations
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Railway Diagrams, Maps & Plans
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Railway Stations & Locations: A
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Railway Stations & Locations: B
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Railway Stations & Locations: C
9
Railway Stations & Locations: D
10
Railway Stations & Locations: E
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Railway Stations & Locations: F
Railway Stations & Locations: G
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Railway Stations & Locations: H
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Railway Stations & Locations: I
Railway Stations & Locations: J
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Railway Stations & Locations: K
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Railway Stations & Locations: L
Railway Stations & Locations: M
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Railway Stations & Locations: N
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Railway Stations & Locations: O
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Railway Stations & Locations: P
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Railway Stations & Locations: Q
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Railway Stations & Locations: S
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Scottish Railway Timetables
No.Album
Page No.
794Berwick, St. Boswells, Dunbar, North Berwick, Gullane, Haddington & Edinburgh
2
794Longniddry & Gullane
11
794Longniddry & Haddington
11
795Drem & North Berwick
2
796Galashiels & Selkirk
11
796Langholm & Riddings
9
797Thornton & Methil
797Fountainhall & Lauder
11
798Carlisle, Riddings, Riccarton Junction, Hawick, St. Boswells, Galashiels & Edinburgh
2
-Edinburgh (Waverley), Portobello & Eskbank
11
800Edinburgh, Thornton, Ladybank, Dundee, Arbroath & Aberdeen
2
-Edinburgh, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy & Glenrothes with Thornton
19
804Edinburgh, Dunfermline, Thornton, Alloa & Stirling
3
-Dunfermline, Cowdenbeath & Thornton
5
805Glasgow, Alloa, Stirling, Kinross & Perth
2
806Edinburgh, Dalmeny, Dunfermline, Kinross & Perth
9
807Balloch, Balfron, Aberfoyle & Stirling
5
807Dunfermline (Lower) & Charlestown
5
808Edinburgh, Linlithgow, Falkirk, Bonnybridge & Glasgow
4
809Edinburgh, Glasgow, Craigendoran, Fort William & Mallaig
809Fort Augustus & Spean Bridge
12
810Glasgow, Dumbarton, Helensburgh & Balloch
4
812Millerhill & Glencorse
4
812Edinburgh, Dalkeith, Polton & Penicuik
6
813Edinburgh, Portobello, Musselburgh & Inveresk
2
814Edinburgh, North Leith & Granton
6
814Manuel & Bo'ness
4
815Edinburgh, Eskbank, Leadburn & Galashiels
5
815Glasgow, Torrance, Gavell & Kilsyth
12
816Edinburgh, Ratho, Bathgate, Airdrie, & Glasgow
4
816Alloa & Alva
4
817Riccarton, Reedsmouth & Newcastle
4
817Dundee, St. Fort & Newburgh
5
818St. Boswells, Roxburgh & Kelso
11
818Kelso, Roxburgh & Jedburgh
2
818St. Boswells, Duns, Reston & Berwick
4
819Grangemouth & Polmont
5
819Ladybank, Newburgh & Perth
9
820Clydebank (East), Glasgow, Bothwell, Coatbridge & Airdrie
5
823Edinburgh Suburban & Southside Line, Leith (Central), & Etc.
3
823Edinburgh (Waverley) & Leith (Central)
2
823Glasgow & Milngavie
4
824Victoria Park (Whiteinch), Maryhill & Milngavie
7
825Glasgow, Kilsyth, Bonnybridge, Lennoxtown, Killearn, Buchlyvie & Aberfoyle
4
825Glasgow (Queen Street) & Kirkintilloch
5
825Burnmouth & Eyemouth
10
826Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dalmeny & Dunfermline
3
827St. Andrews, Leuchars, Tayport & Dundee
5
-Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leuchars & St. Andrews
5
828Thornton, Leven, Anstruther & St. Andrews
5
828Edinburgh, Macmerry & Gifford
6
829Montrose & Bervie
6
829Leadburn & Dolphinton
11
829Edinburgh & Corstorphine
6
829Dumfries & Moniaive
5
830Carlisle, Dumfries, Mauchline, Kilmarnock, Greenock & Glasgow
10
-Glasgow, Stranraer, Belfast, Portrush & Londonderry
11
-Glasgow, Ayr, Girvan, Stranraer & Portpatrick
11
832Glasgow, Paisley, Ardrossan, Fairlie, Largs, Ayr, Girvan & Stranraer
3
-Glasgow (St. Enoch) & Arran via Fairlie
11
838Largs, Ardrossan, Kilwinning & Kilmarnock
11
838Ayr, Rankinston & Dalmellington
9
839Dumfries, Castle Douglas & Kirkcudbright
3
839Ayr, Irvine & Kilmarnock
9
839Mauchline & Catrine
10
840Glasgow, Paisley & Greenock
12
841Ayr, Dunure & Girvan
6
841Darvel & Strathaven
6
842Glasgow, Barrhead, Beith & Kilmarnock
4
842Glasgow, Kilmarnock & Beith
10
842Ayr, Mauchline & Muirkirk
12
842Auchinleck & Muirkirk
10
842Kilmarnock & Darvel
10
845Dundee, Broughty Ferry & Arbroath
12
845Arbroath, Elliot Junction & Carmyllie
5
846Larbert & Grangemouth
9
846Coupar Angus & Blairgowrie
4
846Arbroath & Guthrie
4
848London, Carlisle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Oban, Perth, Inverness, Montrose & Aberdeen
3
-Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Forfar & Aberdeen
2
860Stirling, Callander, The Trossachs, Loch Tay & Oban
860Montrose & Brechin
11
-Bridge of Dun & Brechin
12
860Beattock & Moffat
10
861Airdrie & Newhouse
4
861Carstairs & Dolphinton
10
-Edinburgh, Wishaw, Motherwell, Hamilton & Coatbridge
12
862Glasgow, Holytown, Omoa, Midcalder & Edinburgh
7
-Glasgow, Whitecraigs, Neilston, Uplawmoor & Lugton
4
863Glasgow, Neilston, Giffen, Kilwinning & Ardrossan
12
864Glasgow, Upper Greenock & Wemyss Bay
7
864Oban, Ballachulish (Glencoe) & Kinlochleven
3
864Killin Junction & Loch Tay
865Edinburgh, Midcalder & Carstairs
10
865Kirtlebridge, Annan & Brayton
10
866Symington & Peebles
10
866Brechin & Edzell
5
867Edinburgh & Balerno
10
868Glasgow, Kilbowie, Bowling, Dumbarton & Balloch
4
868Glasgow, East Kilbride & Hamilton
5
870Glasgow, Uddingston, Motherwell, Wishaw, Carstairs & Lanark
4
872Glasgow (Buchanan Street), Coatbridge & Hamilton
6
876Glasgow (Central), Burnside, Kirkhill & Glasgow (Central Low Level)
4
879Hamilton, Strathaven, Lesmahagow & Coalburn
5
880Hamilton & Strathaven
12
881Dundee, Newtyle, Blairgowrie & Alyth
11
-Alyth Junction & Alyth
4
881Forfar & Brechin
7
881Strathord & Bankfoot
3
881Larbert & Alloa
12
882Edinburgh, Barnton & Leith
2
882Holytown, Motherwell & Hamilton
12
883Carstairs, Lanark, Douglas, Brocketsbrae & Muirkirk
6
883Glasgow & Renfrew
11
883Carstairs, Auchengray & Wilsontown
10
-Perth & Crieff
4
884Perth, Methven, Crieff & Balquhidder
5
884Dundee, Barnhill, Forfar & Kirriemuir
12
885Perth & Dundee
11
885Dubton & Montrose
12
885Dumfries & Lockerbie
10
885Forfar & Kirriemuir
12
886Aberdeen, Inveramsay, Keith, Elgin & Lossiemouth
2
-Elgin & Lossiemouth
13
886Inveramsay, Turriff & Macduff
4
887Ellon, Cruden Bay & Boddam
12
888Inverurie & Oldmeldrum
13
888Kintore & Alford
4
888Craigellachie, Grantown & Boat of Garten
4
889Aberdeen, Banchory, Aboyne, Ballater & Braemar
2
889Tillynaught & Banff
9
889Fraserburgh, Cairnbulg & St. Combs
6
890Aberdeen, Fraserburgh & Peterhead
890Muir of Ord & Fortrose
5
890Georgemas & Thurso
13
891Dingwall, Strome Ferry & Kyle of Lochalsh
891Dornoch & The Mound
5
891Forres, Elgin & Keith
6
892Perth, Kingussie, Aviemore, Forres, Elgin, Nairn & Inverness
893Aberfeldy & Ballinluig
2
894Inverness, Dingwall, Invergordon, Bonar Bridge, Georgemas Junction & Wick
5
894Dingwall & Strathpeffer
9



Slides
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My 1990s Top Ten

I think the early-to-mid-nineties were great for music. I was spoiled for choice in the first part of the decade and had to omit quite a few favourites, but the choice tended to thin out towards the end of the nineties. The songs I've posted here are mostly a mix of grunge and gothic metal, along with a more thrashy element from Megadeth and Pantera, which I love for their amazingly technical playing and despite the fact that Dave Mustaine and Phil Anselmo have shown themselves to be a couple of right wing, racist tossers. The fact that their bands produced some classic music does not mean I approve of their obnoxious views.


From Rust In Peace, released 24th September, 1990.

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My 1980s Top Ten

There were a few fairly barren years for music during the early 1980s (1982 having a particularly thin selection of songs I consider to be classics), so I've had to make a few compromises in my choice of songs from this decade. I think most of my favourites from the 1980s would be categorised as classic metal: evidently, the 1980s were the decade for metal, although it didn't really seem that way to me at the time. It was a genre that was almost totally ignored by radio, TV and, with the exception of the fairly awful Kerrang! (which mostly concerned itself with cheesy hair-metal bands and bland American AOR crap), the music press. I doubt if Kerrang! would have had much to say about most of the bands I've listed here.


From Wheels of Steel, released 5th May, 1980.

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Edinburgh by night (again)

I eventually managed to persuade myself to get off my chair-shaped arse and head down to Tesco at Duke Street to procure some urgently-needed feedstuffs at getting on for nine this evening, and while I was out-and-about, I took the opportunity to snap a few photos of the city by night. The ability of my camera to take hand-held photos in darkness never ceases to impress me. It seems to view the world in a clearer, brighter, sharper way than the human eye can, and everything seems to glow. Mind you, my human eyes probably aren't up to much these days!


A westward view from North Bridge, Edinburgh, in the evening of 11th November, 2017.

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The Fiend at the Windsor Hotel, Kirkcaldy

The Fiend, The Disturbed, In Evil Hour and Gummidge at the Windsor Hotel, Kirkcaldy, 30th August, 2014. I think their name is rather naff, but In Evil Hour stood head and shoulders above the other three shouty, generic punk bands at this gig. They had tuneful songs, proper singing and were much more interesting to watch. Otherwise, this was a very weird and strange night altogether. It could hardly have been more different from what I'd anticipated. Maybe it's just me, but I haven't felt so unwelcome and unwanted in a long time. I couldn't wait to get to hell out of there. Oh well, I suppose there's nothing else for it but to pick myself up, dust myself down and rejoin the battle. Tomorrow's another day.


Gummidge at the Windsor Hotel, Kirkcaldy, 30th August, 2014.

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Day-trip to St. Andrews

What a lovely, beautiful, fabulous day it was this morning. Sadly, I managed to waste half of the day by trundling all the way to college and back when I had no classes to attend. Idiot! So I decided a trip to the beach was in order, or perhaps a visit to the Beveridge Park for a spot of sunbathing. I couldn't be bothered walking all the way to the middle of George Street to get a slow, bone-shaking bus to Kirkcaldy, so I decided to head down to Waverley Station and put the train fare (almost a tenner) on my credit-card instead.


View towards Leith Walk from the upper deck of a bus in London Road, 17th May, 2013.

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