Category Archives: Out and about

Couple of links

Just returned from a rather windy and wet weekend in Wales (how about that for alliteration?)  Worst disruption on the roads, though, was following a large flock of sheep up a single track road.  So just a couple of links … Continue reading

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Mid Essex MRC exhibition 2019 – 3

There seem to be a lot of pictures of this show.  Although it wasn’t the largest, I think there was more to see as there were a lot of small layouts. I’d seen Abbey Street (S) before, but it was … Continue reading

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Mid Essex MRC exhibition 2019 – 2

Shelvington (P4) is set in the Hampshire/Surrey borders.  This section of line has seen better days… But around the corner there is a fine selection of SR DEMU’s, and a relatively modern BR terminus. Fen End Pit (16mm narrow gauge) … Continue reading

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Mid Essex MRC exhibition 2019 – 1

I had thought that I was away this weekend, but a recent check with my diary and Maxine’s diary showed that I’d got the date wrong – it’s next weekend.  Must be an age thing.  Despite a hectic week, I … Continue reading

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Thought of the day

Sound advice seen on the London Underground.  Mind you, a potato would be an improvement over some of our club members…..

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Extreme trainspotting

My youngest had given Maxine and I a Christmas present of an evening out at a comedy club.  Not quite our thing, and I was delighted to discover that we could swap it for something else.  A small cash adjustment … Continue reading

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All-terrain Ice Cream

Another little modelling challenge, if you have a spare Oxford models Land Rover available.  How about a conversion into an ice-cream van? See the O9 modeller blog for this idea!

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