Category Archives: Inspiration

A little inspiration…

I thought about going to Railwells 2018 last Saturday, but having just been to Shepton Mallet (just down the road) the week before, I couldn’t face another holiday Saturday on the road.  Seeing this video, I rather wish that I … Continue reading

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Too true….

From the always interesting ‘The Model Railways of Oly Turner and Chris Matthews‘.  Certainly sums up my approach to modelling….. And for no reason but that it amused me, here’s the earliest (1512) known image of ‘Don’t throw the baby … Continue reading

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Shepton Mallet – for the 23rd and last time

Back from our annual week camping at the Shepton Mallet showground for the New Wine church conference.  23rd time – and the last as it’s moving to Peterborough.  So this is the last time to get a ride on the … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Railroad Track Compilation

You think the track is bad on our N-mod layout?  Just look at this video.  Now I know that the telephoto lens makes things worse, but some of these lines are pretty awful!

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Two quotes from MRJ

Well, it’s thanks to Allan and Ron for entertaining us for the past month with pictures of Switzerland, and giving me a break from blogging.  I’ll try and get back into the swing of things now, starting with two quotes … Continue reading

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Hello Kitty?!?

It’s a bit boring going back to the LNER, isn’t it? What we need is ‘Hello Kitty’ on the WCML!! And the train crew dressed in character….. Read about it here. No doubt Kato will make one soon!

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Berlin – a boat trip

Next day, it was time to take to the water, for a 3 hour boat trip.  This was a circular route along one of Berlin’s canals, and back along the River Spree.  If you go to Berlin, totally recommended – … Continue reading

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