We moved club night forward a day, as the hall was being used as a polling station on the Thursday. And although a number of members can’t make Wednesdays, we still had a very respectable turn out of 10 people.
It was also good to start the meeting in evening sunlight, thanks to the wonders of Daylight Saving Time.
The usual suspects were soon filling the fiddle yard. (Sorry, Derek, another profile shot…)
We were considering doing a ‘special’ Terrier as ‘Earlswood’, but Dapol then released it as one of their liveries. Derek’s model is hauling three German coaches, that make reasonable UK 4-wheelers with little effort.
Ian brought a new nationality to the rails – Portuguese, I believe.
And Paul had (another) new bullet train. I love the lines of the nose and the portholes. There’s something nautical (Greek galley, perhaps) about it.
And T9 gave the proceedings a little Southern style.
And isn’t this the coolest baseboard trestle? Not much use for portable layouts, but for a neat presentation at home, it’s brilliant. More here.