OFF THE RAILS !
When sometimes it's hard to hold it all together!
27 May 2014 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
DRESSED TO KILL!
Wearing practical or protective clothing is important when creating a landscape project, and constructing raised beds or retaining walls with railway sleepers is no exception. Sturdy shoes and thick gloves all make sense. But Dougie has taken self protection to a whole new level!
06 September 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
Goats, bottomless holes and railway sleepers! Ed and Ted were out walking in the woods one afternoon when they came across a large hole. Peering in they realised that they could not see the bottom. "I wonder how deep it is?" Ed said.
Ted said: "Drop a stone in and count the seconds before it hits the bottom - that'll be how many feet deep it is." So they look around for a suitable stone and drop it into the hole. Nothing happened. There was no sound at all. Ted said: "Try something bigger."
23 July 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
Railwaysleepers.com are accustomed to hearing from customers and suppliers their conspiracy stories of 'big brother watching you', and tales by those who feel they are alone against the might of the world, whether it be the Tax office, Planning Department or Customs & Excise.
Those of you who have followed our railway sleepers news items from years ago, will remember us quoting our website traffic figures that included thousands of hits from the American Military, as they assumed that railway sleepers were in fact covert 'sleepers' or undercover spies or terrorists awaiting orders.
19 June 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
Railway Sleeper Found On Mars.
A leaked photograph from NASA's ROV Mars Rover camera shows what appears to be a lump of shaped timber lying in a dried river course running parallel to the planet's controversial Cydonia Mensae region, famous for it's giant Sphinx-like face, Inca City and
17 June 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
We have often thought of forming a band at Railwaysleepers.com, however we have been beaten to it! Coming from Bristol, Tom Holder & the Railway Sleepers are described as:
"This group of psychotic delinquents were drawn together for their love of Gypsy-Punk. After hearing 'Squeeze Mc'Apples' beating a hobo kit to within an inch of it's horrendous life and 'Scrumpty Dumpty' tinkering on an Accordian he had acquired 3 days earlier in very suspicious circumstances 'Chief' realised that ....
11 May 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
Wooden beds made from railway sleepers look great, but it helps to take them off the track first!
The man used the track as a pillow and had his feet inches from the live rail at Epsom, Surrey.
Trains were disrupted and police filmed the former company director, 48, from a helicopter as he slept in March.
Neither the sound of the helicopter nor passing trains could wake the man, who admitted obstructing
15 April 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
LATEST BREAKING NEWS !!
This website has been cited in a prominent society divorce case as the reason that their marriage had irretrievieabley broken down. It is claimed that one side of the marriage had behaved in an unreasonable manner, by spending 100's of hours on this website to the detriment of their relationship. The other partner had finally....
14 April 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
DANGER - RAILWAY SLEEPERS & LANDSCAPING MATERIALS ARE ADDICTIVE!
CAUTION ! - You may spend hours on this website, as you investigate the world of railway sleepers & landscaping. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!
LIABILITY - We can take no responsibility for any loss of family, job, money or friends as you delve deeper into the project pages...
07 April 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
Connected or not !!
Did you know that the US shuttle design was determined by the width of a Roman horse's bottom ?
- The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet 8.5 inches.
- That's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that gauge used?
- Because that's the way they built them in England, and
01 April 2013 / Posted in: OFF THE RAILS !
I SUCK CREOSOTE - 20 times a day! .....WORLD EXCLUSIVE !!
Blocked up by a slight cold last year, as summer slipped into damp autumn, and Nottingham Forest's early sparkling form duly subsided into mediocrity, I invested in some Potter's traditional pastilles (£1.85p) 'The traditional remedy for the relief of Catarrh, Coughs and Colds' (and ailing football teams).