Category Archives: ESNG

Retail therapy time

I managed to escape the 2mm show without buying anything (unlike Simon), but I came close to buying a set of baseboards.  And I would have if they’d been at the show, and not needing a long journey to collect.  … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 15 June 2022

Six members (and a visitor) turned up for the Wednesday meeting.  We soon had a layout up and running, but did have a few electrical gremlins again – plugs removed and not put back fully. Some impressive American steam from … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 12 June 2022

A massive 10 and a half members joined our Sunday meeting.  There were plenty of trains running, and although I’d brought some with me, I was able to just chat and watch the trains go by.  A large set up … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 1 June 2022

The usual five suspects arrived for Wednesday’s running night.  Another strong Southern representation.  Derek’s Warship and Chris’ ‘N’ both headed green coaches….. I tested a ‘new’ Somerset and Dorset Jinty, pulling a train of PO wagons…. Breaking the Southern theme … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 22 May 2022

And so to Sunday!  A good turnout, with eight members present, and we had a relaxed afternoon running trains, chatting, all followed by a high quality curry. Allan produced a long train of the badly named silver bullets… A good … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 18 May 2022

Another Wednesday meeting, as the first one in the month was delayed by the local elections.  Once again, a pleasant evening playing trains.  The evening involved a degree of shift working.  Four of us were there all evening, Michael came … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 11 May 2022

Wednesday saw Maxine much better, but still testing postive for covid.  I was still firmly testing negative, so thought that I could go out annoy the public again.  So it was off to open up for the latest ESNG meeting. … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 8 May 2022

I was looking forward to Sunday’s meeting, but on Thursday Maxine went down with covid (doing fine as of Monday).  Although I was (and am) testing negative, I thought it prudent not to go and breathe on the congregation at … Continue reading

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Blast from the past….

I’ve spent a few happy hours sorting out the ESNG archives – and throwing out a lot of paper whilst hopefully holding onto the key documents.  If nothing else, the AGM and the exhibition details need to be kept for … Continue reading

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Our next exhibition….

Should be fun!  2ft narrow gauge AND a model railway show!  And a big whoops – dates were wrong on the flyer…….

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