The River Tay with the Tay Rail Bridge. If you look closely you can still see the foundations of the first rail bridge alongside the new pillars. Over a hundred years ago in a storm, this first bridge literally fell apart causing a train load of local folk to fall to their deaths.
I’ve always been into submarines and ships, and basically anything that is big, metallic and man-made with an engine. From my grade C in physics and the realisation that ‘I ain’t no Einstein’, I allowed my working life to direct my interests. Two of my early career choices were apprentice mechanic and HGV driver, where I viewed myself as a practical pioneer of women’s rights to work in jobs that were at that time, mainly dominated by men.
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