Vintage Bus to Miss Christie’s Greenway

Sharon recently wrote a guest blog for me, a story written as a tribute to Agatha Christie inspired by my photos of her garden, Greenway, now a National trust property on the River Dart. In that post I said that there is very little parking there and they encourage you to arrive by public transport. When I went I got a ferry up from Dartmouth, a very relaxed way to travel. There are other choices though and this is one, a 1947 Leyland Tiger!


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  1. Hmm, looks the sort of place my DH would like ;)

  2. That is a very cool old bus!

  3. would love to ride on that old bus … i have a feeling it vibrates a lot! we just had ou last bookclub dinner for the year, all dressed up and taking the parts of the characters in Agatha Christies’ Murder of Roger Ackroyde … it was lovely fun :D

  4. What a wonderful old bus :-)

  5. First off, i LOVE public transit! I know that’s wierd for an American to say, but I grew up in Boston and the buses/subways/trolleys were (still are!) good there; I got in the habit of hopping them at a very young age. Now as an old person ;), I like the idea of not clogging the air with car exhaust fumes and I hate traffic clogs from too many vehicles! If there’s a bus or other mass transit option available I wish everyone would use it! It’s socially responsible.
    Second, vintage buses are something I love even more! and to think you take a Ferry to get to this cute little vehicle? well that’s SO awesome! What a fun day you must’ve had, If I lived there, I’d have gone along with you! :)

  6. Circa 1947! How cool is that!

  7. NICE to see an old bus like that all decked out for Christmas! Yay. Lovely photos, Gilly.

  8. That must be at least 150 years old. :lol:

  9. I would definitely take this bus. They are so historic not to mention they were born the same year as me. Woo – hoo ….!!!! Love this ….

  10. Love it, Gilly … maybe I should deck out my Jeep with a little tinsel!

  11. wow, it’s really cool, i love all her books…

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