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About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

A picture to inspire….

Couldn’t resist culling this from Facebook (apologies if I shouldn’t), but it’s an inspiration for reworking a Dapol ‘Schools’. A sight for sore eyes. June 6th, 1953, was Epsom Derby day which was patronised by the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #3

Kuritu back in action.  So on to the next job – to complete the two N-club modules that I had started, that contain a small USA switching layout.  I had wondered whether to scrap them and start them over (and … Continue reading

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LVRR – Dorothy

This would make an interesting model!  No. 1, the private car of the Lehigh Valley Railroad’s superintendant.  Must have been a bit hot inside during the summer months! But imagine the comments you’d get as this trundled past on a … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #2

The new totem (home printed) shows that the Kuritu Line is back in business. As the UK goes into deeper lockdown, I have done more modelling in a week than the previous 6 months.  I completed the new shadow box … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different!

All still OK in Chateau Bartlett!  I’ve done more modelling in a week than the previous 6 months (though my better half will probably soon mention the garden.) But I thought I’d mention this link on Facebook, for those who … Continue reading

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Link – Worst looking locomotive

I think it’s sinking in that this social distancing is here for the long haul.  Maxine has just popped out to wave – from the car – a bride off to her wedding – that will consist of vicar, bride, … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #1

No, I haven’t got it (yet.)  But what better for an introverted, anti-social railway modeller than social distancing?  Having closed down/suspended a model railway show, a model railway club, and a church in one 24-hour period, it was time to … Continue reading

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