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Cockerings - The Easter Egg Hunt solution!

I delight in hiding 'Easter Eggs' among the text of my novels for readers to try to find.  In A Murder to Die for I hid anagrams of Agatha Christie book titles.  In The Diabolical Club I hid references to popular detective or comedy films and TV shows.  And I've done something similar for Cockerings too - I've hidden 16 fictional train stations in the book. Here's the full list if you want it!  Chapter 1  Felpersham in Borchester is a fictional train station in the long-running BBC radio soap opera The Archers .  Chapter 3  Duck Halt was the fictional run-down station in which Catweazle lived in series 2 of the eponymous 1970s TV series.  Chapter 5  Mallingford is a fictional station in the 1953 Ealing comedy The Titfield Thunderbolt .  The clowns, Grimpen and Cronk , are named after stations in Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902) and the Thomas the Tank Engine books by the Rev W. Awdry and Christopher Awdry.  Chapter 9  Hamingwell is