Views From A Train

599 words by 5 writers in Eltham, Melbourne & elsewhere

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London, Views from a train


by So-Shan Au

London — My Monday morning commute to work, hampered by a slow moving train, caught up with several trains queuing to get into the station. The newspaper headlines were awash with commuters’ dissatisfaction with the train companies. But I was seeing the positive in the situation. We’d stopped outside Waterloo, in Vauxhall, by New Covent Garden Market. Fruit and veg sold from these many pallets. I liked t...

#100HappyDays, Views from a train, countryside

Day 86 #100HappyDays: Oxford blues

by So-Shan Au

Oxford — The rolling English countryside, as viewed from a train window, on my way to Oxford for work. The sky and clouds were looking beautiful today. I spent the journey thinking up ways to eat my rice and c...

Good Morning, Views from a train, Kerala

Early morning stillness, as seen from a train

by Abhishek L

Feroke — I woke up to this view early in the morning, traveling to that little dot on the map, where I have almost spent about three quarters of my life. A train journey through Kerala, involves some places l...

Architecture, music, Commutes

52 minutes into The Necks' Open. Almost there...

by Stephen Scott

Melbourne — When the commute is just not quite long enough to get to the end of an epic track… Even the train delays didn’t help. Some days I’ll walk the looong way to my office just to hear the music all the...

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