Category Archives: Inspiration

Paul in Japan #2

Some more of Paul’s Japan pictures….. My plans have changed for the next two days because the weather has turned rather cold and the forecast is not great for where I was intending to go. The new plan is …. … Continue reading

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“A desire of tramcars”

With apologies to the lovely book of the same name (published 1969…) Paul send me these rather fine Japanese tramcar shots…. Out on the Nagasaki trams this afternoon. Interesting mixture. It took me about 2 hours to cover the whole … Continue reading

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Paul in Japan #1

Paul has abandoned the greens of Selsdon for a visit to Japan.  Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be pinching his best photos from Facebook for a wider audience (both of you.) Sunrise at 37,000 feet above the Pacific … Continue reading

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Tehachapi Live Train Cams at The Tehachapi Loop

My posts have been a bit random recently – a lot going on at home, plus the ESNG fiddle yard, plus NGSE 2020.  I was going to go to the Tonbridge show yesterday, but I’ll confess that Storm Dennis put … Continue reading

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De Graafstroom

I’ve seen this stunning layout at a couple of shows, and taken a few photos to post, but having seen these videos it’s worth another look. The layout is in HO (3.5mm ft) scale but is 12.26mm (scale 3′ 6″) … Continue reading

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The Alton exhibition 2020

A visit to the Alton MRG show last Saturday.  I realised that I hadn’t been to this show since 2016 or 2017 – I recall that last year’s show was hit by snow!  It turned out to be an expensive … Continue reading

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Mastermind?

I received an email this week: I am currently casting for the next series of BBC Two’s Quiz show Mastermind and I was hoping you could circulate the attached flyer among your friends and colleagues, and share via social media. … Continue reading

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