At THE height of summer, there can be few more pleasant experiences than an evening playing bridge, followed by a walk along Princes Street in daylight, then catching the sleeper to London. Morning brings the excitement of London waking up and the buzz increasing.
Over many years, I can count the number of severely late running trains on only one hand. With city centre to city centre service, air travel just doesn’t compete! For those dedicated to modernisation to en suite cabins (your report, 17 August), a gentle reminder that the old chamber pots served many of us well in our younger days and were space efficient.