This is the articles and features section, which covers a host of articles I have written, most of which since 2000. These include transport policies and verbal ways of building Utopia. Please bookmark this page, as fresh content may be added from time to time.
Autism Spectrum Conditions
- SV on Television: how television played a part in my language development.
- From Manchester to Dukinfield by bus: an article on buses linking Dukinfield with Manchester since 1930.
- A Fare Deal for You: from workmen's fares to Wayfarer tickets and System One Travelcards.
- From Tram to Stagecoach [Manchester]: the history of the 346 bus route, from SHMD tram to Stagecoach Manchester.
- The History of the 343: from SHMD to Stotts, the story of a historic bus route from Hyde to Oldham via Mossley.
- How to Watch Non League Football: an absolute beginners' guide to watching non league football.
- The Convenience Bus: a discussion paper on how to enhance and reinvigorate short distance circular and radial bus routes.
- 400: Trans-Lancs Express: an appreciation and obituary of Greater Manchester's late lamented express route from Manchester Airport to Bolton, via Stockport, Oldham and Bury.
'The Travelling Poet' Writ Large: my 30 year affair with buses and trains
- The World's Our Bus Stop (1996): how boredom drove a trainee to roam Greater Manchester on a 16 - 19 pass - and realise how good a bus route the 400 was;
- The World's Our Bus Stop (2005): Stuart Vallantine circumnavigates Greater Manchester by bus. This article has the results of these findings.