Guestbook - Steam and Country Cam

Please see below the comments previous visitors have left. I'm always interested to hear from visitors from all over the world.

NOTE: The views and comments published in this guestbook are those of the individual or individuals who post them. They are not the views of myself (Wendy Wakelin) or anyone associated with the owners of this website. Profanity of any type will not be tolerated and entries of this nature will be removed without notice.

Roger Penney from United Kingdom

Date: 9th January 2015
Comments: Some very interesting pictures. I always enjoy Harvesting the Old Fashioned Way. Indeed I go from show to rally to show to fair all Summer and I have not found an event I did not like. Everyone is always friendly and helpful. Roger P.

Robert McKillip from United States

Date: 3rd November 2014
Comments: Really enjoy seeing the pictures of the equipment and country.

Kevin Keogh from United Kingdom

Date: 12th March 2014
Comments: Thanks for the interesting site. Much fun. Looking forward to the Great Dorset steam Fair this year (2014). There'll be about 10 of us going this year, my third year so far.

Trevor Stammers from United Kingdom

Date: 26th January 2014
Comments: I was just looking at WW1 trence warfare, and came across this site purely by chance. I got rather lost in my thoughts viewing the pictures, and have to say I did not expect the pictures of Victoria, and your Dad, God bless him, and you. Trevor Stammers. Lowestoft.

Wendy from United Kingdom

Date: 28th April 2013
Comments: If you are the gent below Bill Judd that has contacted me through this website please send me a email again as I have lots of information on "Black Prince" but I can't get your email address to work. Best Regards Wendy

Bill Judd from United Kingdom

Date: 25th April 2013
Comments: My father,Harold Judd, bought "Black Prince" from Bristol 70 years ago. After he died the engine went to Heck Goody at Twyford Berkshire .I would be verye interested to know what became of Black Prince since then. I would be grateful if you could help. I am 81 now and went with dad to collect Black Prince.

W.Ashford from United Kingdom

Date: 19th April 2013
Comments: Fabulous Photos,very well done indeed, Congratulations.

Karen from United States

Date: 1st March 2013
Comments: Hello from Scottsdale, Arizona. I was watching Parade's End tonight and then started looking for WWI trench warfare photographs. Somehow found my way to your photos of Ypres. Very beautiful.

Rachel Wu from Taiwan

Date: 27th February 2013
Comments: Great photos.I love to see Beautiful scenery in United Kingdon.The most important thing is I found an old friend of mine and his steam locmotive in your photos.I look forward to seeing more photos and my friend!

John Wade from Australia

Date: 12th February 2013
Comments: Just love the pictures of Brixham. So many happy days spent down there on Trawler Race Days.

Nicky Seaman from United Kingdom

Date: 1st November 2012
Comments: I found the picture! Great photos. I really enjoyed looking at the many local events and areas which you have captured so cleverly with your camera.

ben from United Kingdom

Date: 29th September 2012
Comments: i love the photos will u put some up off the steam gathering in liss

bill richards from United Kingdom

Date: 23rd September 2012
Comments: hi Wendy, fab photos all of them. i look forward to seeing Victoria at Singleton. bill.

James Targett from Australia

Date: 10th September 2012
Comments: Yes I am the son of the late Bill Targett, I now live in Australia and have been for about 17 years, I am so proud that the organisers of this rally still keep it going, I would like to thank you all. Those of you who new my farther will remember that steam was a big park of his life and as a young kid I had some of the best times going to steam rallys on weekend in the summer. My mother had to endure alot in life some people are Golf widows while there partner are away on the course my mother was a steam widow in the sence that all the spare time my farther had were spent up at the farm re-building his steam engine. some people have a Boat park out side there hourse we were different we had a 16 ton Averling & Porter road roller out side ours, Happy days. I hope to make it back to Uk and come and see for my self the great work you are all doing. once again Thank you. Regards James Targett

Pia Keis from Denmark

Date: 9th September 2012
Comments: Dear sir, Wonderful pictures, now I really want to visit Weald & Downland museum. You have an eye for details

Rob Gurley from United Kingdom

Date: 10th August 2012
Comments: Hi. Great pictures. I live about half a mile from Four Marks and Medstead station Watercress line and I am going to walk the line this weekend.

Bob McKillip from United Kingdom

Date: 5th July 2012
Comments: I really enjoy seeing the pictures of your country and the different mechanical equipment.

Bob Johnson from United States

Date: 24th June 2012
Comments: Enjoyed the pictures of your country

Matthew Cobb from United Kingdom

Date: 15th February 2012
Comments: I have just been looking at your super pictures, and would like to thankyou for your kind words, as It was myself that was with the "Duke of York" at the Drusilla's Inn and glad you had a good time. Kind Regards Matt

Jim Andrew from United Kingdom

Date: 23rd December 2011
Comments: Great stuff. Met you at Harting Congregational Carol Service. Dec 2011

Stephen Wood from United Kingdom

Date: 24th October 2011
Comments: Hi Great pics i have just trained some steam guys and i am starting to feel the steam bug after going to Amberley and having a go. Thanks Steve

jamie smith from United Kingdom

Date: 14th July 2011
Comments: Hi wendy just want to say love all the photos you have taken really really good love all the engines ones they are nice regards jamie

Tom Bamber from United Kingdom

Date: 4th May 2011
Comments: i like the last two pictures of Victoria at the street party

Mauritius Pictures from United Kingdom

Date: 29th April 2011
Homepage: www.picstropical.commauritius
Comments: Nice pictures,...thanks for sharing!!!

B.J.Luckham from United Kingdom

Date: 2nd April 2011
Comments: What a great show as being house bound a am so pleased when some kind person likes to share there pictures with people like me who love the countryside steam and machinery please keep up the good work Thank you again bernard

Andrew Birkitt from United Kingdom

Date: 22nd March 2011
Homepage: www.facebook.comMarshallsOfGainsborough
Comments: You have a very fine collection of photographs on here. Someone who takes after my own heart with a passion for the countryside, steam and photography. keep up the good work.

Rob Carpenter from United Kingdom

Date: 27th February 2011
Comments: great to see these wonderful machines on the road again thanks for people like you who keep them for us to see

John Horton from United States

Date: 12th February 2011
Comments: Wonderful pictures, the machines are truely massive. We will return to the UK soon,have been there twice.

Ken Weller from United States

Date: 8th February 2011
Comments: Thank you for the great pictures. We enjoyed living in Hampshire very much. Great people.

Michael from United Kingdom

Date: 4th February 2011
Comments: the pics are very nice and i like pics you got of me in the 2010 harvesting the old fashioned way

barb from United States

Date: 18th January 2011
Comments: Beautiful pictures. Beautiful tribute to your dad. sorry for your loss.

Dorothy Card from United States

Date: 15th January 2011
Comments: Trying to find Peter Turner's MaccCam site, I found your site. Beautiful. Sad that MaccCam is no longer active, but happy yours is.

ann from United Kingdom

Date: 27th December 2010
Comments: hi,great pics,doyou have any near what was 5 trees inwood road wasa childrens home,i was in in late 60s cant find any pics anywhere,can you help?love Ann.xx

tony hough from United Kingdom

Date: 1st November 2010
Comments: hi love the photos of havenstreat steamfair i have a tatoo on my back of the havenstreat queen great pics keep up good work

Michelle from United Kingdom

Date: 13th October 2010
Comments: Hi, was looking at your site as my grat uncle also lost his life on HMS Forfar his name was Joseph Heywood and he was 21, I hope to be able to go to Chatham to see his name on the Role of Honour.

Lina from France

Date: 12th October 2010
Comments: I just loved your pictures of Leeds Castle! Merci.

Tracy martin from United Kingdom

Date: 3rd October 2010
Comments: Fab pictures make me want to get out more

Tom Plumley from United Kingdom

Date: 25th September 2010
Comments: Congratulations on your pictures of steam engines etc Pleased that you are continuing excellence of Hampshire Cam. Pleaqse keep up the good work

Suzi Callow from United Kingdom

Date: 13th September 2010
Comments: Lovely pics of Harvesting the Old Fashioned Way last year, this years event has just finished, and I'm looking forward to seeing your photos of it. Great site!

bob kidd from United Kingdom

Date: 25th August 2010
Comments: Great photos,especialy of Dover.

Olive from Canada

Date: 8th August 2010
Comments: Thrilled to see Dover Castle

Graham ashford from United States

Date: 26th July 2010
Homepage: www.facebook.comhome.phpprofile.phpid1608252820
Comments: Hi Wendy, Love your site, keep up the good work. Check out my facebook page, Photos & music .... Graham

Mike Jeavons from United Kingdom

Date: 12th July 2010
Comments: Nice web site and lovely photo's Wendy

Jen from Australia

Date: 10th July 2010
Comments: Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos.

Mum Marion from United Kingdom

Date: 13th June 2010
Comments: Smashing site Wendy just as you said - told Cam to have a look today just now!! Sir John sparkling! Took me back to being a little girl.

Dan319 from United Kingdom

Date: 7th June 2010
Comments: Love the Old Dart picture, great site indeed. I'm going to be showing my dad this weekend to see if it stirs some memories :o)

Mark Beckert from United States

Date: 27th May 2010
Comments: Great website guys, love the photos.

ROY BARTLETT from Australia

Date: 23rd May 2010
Comments: Nice to see more pix from the "old Dart" Keep up the good work & keep 'em comming----- regards RB

Roy Crosswell from Australia

Date: 17th May 2010
Comments: Having immigrated to Australia about 59 years ago, I really like to see photographs particularly of Hampshire. I did/do enjoy David's photographs very much also, but I missed many of his earlier ones. I am glad that you persuaded your husband to take over the running of Hampshire Cam also.. albeit in a caretaker role. I am sure we all look forward to visiting your site also. Kind regards from "downunder".

David E Rust from United Kingdom

Date: 10th May 2010
Comments: I am a fugitive from Hampshire Cam and I must say your photo's are as good as david's. I was born in Winchester 1931,left to do NS 1950 at Donnington Telford Shropshire.married local girl 1952 been here ever since.

Ian Lewis from United States

Date: 30th April 2010
Comments: I used to live in Southampton but moved to the USA in 2003. I am a keen cyclist and I spent years cycling around Hampshire and the South Downs. I particularly enjoy the pictures of the Watercress Line where I took a course in Steam Engine Driving once.

B.J.Luckham from United Kingdom

Date: 20th March 2010
Comments: Very Good Photos will be looking and waiting for more keep up the good work

Barry Austin from United Kingdom

Date: 12th March 2010
Comments: Hi Wendy, As a fan of Hampshire Cam I found your site! The picture of your Dad being transported to his final resting place behind Victoria struck a chord with me. As an ardent steam fan my sisters know and appreciate how my final journey should be. Thank You for sharing your Dad's with us........

Robert farey from United Kingdom

Date: 18th February 2010
Comments: i visit beer two or three times a year to go shopping at osbornes mens outfitters, this year my cousins and i will visit in june they are coming from all over the world.

Jen from Australia

Date: 7th February 2010
Comments: I'm another visitor vis Hampshirecam....(Thank you Wendy & Lloyd)....I adore England, especially Hampshire & love what I'm seeing so far :-)

Gerhard from Austria

Date: 18th January 2010
Comments: Great country fotos ! Much snow, more as in my hometown (500 m above sea level), but the dogs enjoy the powdersnow. Greetings, Gerhard

Andrea Pretli from Canada

Date: 17th January 2010
Comments: This is my first visit to your website via the Hampshire Cam and I very much like what I see! I'm originally from Northumberland, but lived in Liphook for a couple of years and loved exploring Hampshire, but we never saw as much snow as you've had recently! Good job with the photos. I will be a regular visitor from now on.

Anthony SCOTT from New Zealand

Date: 16th January 2010
Comments: Lust discovered your website from Wessex cam, I will enjoy your lovely pictures which bring back memories of my childhood and youth. Tony S, NZ.

Puck R from United Kingdom

Date: 19th December 2009
Comments: What lovely photo^s Wendy, enjoyed them very much. KEEP CLICKING, LETS SEE LOADS MORE........

Kev from United Kingdom

Date: 3rd December 2009
Comments: A very moving selection this week.

hoff from United Kingdom

Date: 28th September 2009
Comments: l am looking for the owner of the cromwell,( david miller Hampshire my grandfather had it built in 1913 first registered in norfolk

Chris Rhodes from United Kingdom

Date: 23rd July 2009
Comments: superb engine, maybe im baised but Burrells look far better in my eyes, maybe thats why i bought one.

Bobby Dale from United Kingdom

Date: 11th July 2009
Comments: Amazing photos!

Peter Brooker from United Kingdom

Date: 23rd June 2009
Comments: What a little-known treasure in our Surrey countryside!

Steven Storm from United Kingdom

Date: 7th May 2009
Comments: Nice pictures, we enjoy looking at them all as each week you have something different but I like the steam one bests. Weather it be traction engines or railway locos....

stephen from United Kingdom

Date: 1st February 2009
Comments: its a shame thats theres no web cam to have a look at from stephen

Alison Southam from United Kingdom

Date: 4th December 2008
Comments: I'm looking at this from sunny Florida but then I do have a family and doggie connection. You've done a good job Wendy. Kev's sister Al

Ruth Box from United Kingdom

Date: 21st October 2008
Comments: I look at your site every week and always enjoy what there is to see. This week I like the picture of the lady driving the "Lady". Keep up the good work.

Dink Rose from United Kingdom

Date: 9th September 2008
Comments: I hadn't realised that you'd put some pictures of me on my bike on the website. Very much enjoyed the Sewards Steam Gathering and Road Run, thanks for a really great weekend. Shame I only made it as far as Petersfield High Street before the bike tore the valve out of the rear wheel inner tube. Nevermind, I'll be back next year to go for the lap record again. Keep up the good work.

stephen from United Kingdom

Date: 30th August 2008
Comments: we were down in lynmouth on the bank holiday august 08 see the ducks being put in river by the fire man had a good day very clean and tidy thank you will be back from the hunts in berkshire

Will Austin from United Kingdom

Date: 26th August 2008
Comments: Just discovered this site, what great pictures of our wonderful countryside and steam heritage.

keny keen from United Kingdom

Date: 6th August 2008
Comments: Thanks, very informative read, well worth the visit just what I was looking for. Will be back shortly for latest updates.

Doug Murphy from United States

Date: 23rd May 2008
Comments: Great site, enjoyed the pictures. Once toured the original Seaward facilities in the 1960s with Cam Wakelin when we worked at PTI Hillbrow. Great to see a family legacy continuing.

Ruth Kerr from United Kingdom

Date: 22nd May 2008
Comments: Nice pics - I see you caught Bob before he starts to lose sleep!

harry wakelin from United Kingdom

Date: 17th April 2008
Comments: cool photo's mum, keep roll'in them in!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hannah mable from United Kingdom

Date: 15th April 2008
Comments: great site the wall looks exellent keep it up!!!

jane johns from United Kingdom

Date: 11th March 2008
Comments: fab photos wendy, maybe i will have to join you for a walk in our beautiful countryside.

Ruth Box from United Kingdom

Date: 28th February 2008
Comments: Love the site the photos are great, we enjoy looking at them every week and some of our friends are now hooked on your site. This week the ducks are just the best,

Jenny Yard from United Kingdom

Date: 7th February 2008
Comments: Lovely photos again this week. The one of your ponies old stable is great. Keep up the good work.

Jeff from United Kingdom

Date: 24th January 2008
Comments: Nice site with come good quality images. If you and guests to your site would like to add photos and other information to a travel community called trivago you would be very welcome.

Kev Lockyer from United Kingdom

Date: 8th January 2008
Comments: Very nice pictures, professionally taken and presented. i look forward to seeing new ones.

Dink Rose from United Kingdom

Date: 7th January 2008
Comments: Proper job countryside views of gods own county of Devon. When are you coming west for another visit? There be a cream tea ere a waitin for un. Keep on steamin.

John Yeoman from United Kingdom

Date: 7th January 2008
Comments: Great photos. I look forward to seeing more as time goes on.