Category Archives: Out and about

ESNG exhibition 2022 – Nmod

I didn’t take many photos of the show, as my phone spent the day connected to our e-commerce terminal.  But I did sneak a few shots just before opening time.  So today it’s the N-mod layout, next time the other … Continue reading

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We survived! – ESNG exhibition 2022

Well, it’s all done and dusted.  A few tables to return to the church I borrowed them off, and I need to return my bits of railway to the loft room.  That might wait a couple of days whilst I … Continue reading

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Saturday – ESNG exhibition 2022

Not many posts in recent days.  Maxine and I had the weekend away, and now its the final countdown to the ESNG show on Saturday.  The usual pre-show glitches do, of course, occur – we’ve had a layout drop out … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1048

An interesting prototype to model – all you need is a Kato Eurostar and a dummy/failed Class 66. I would have loved to have visited Feltham in the early 1960’s….. Or anywhere with a G6 still in action….. Gatwick as … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1047

Some Southern images.  Bickley steam in 1957…. Electric locos (a firm favourite – a highlight of passing Stewarts Lane was seeing one of these) at Bognor and in the works….. East Dulwich in 1952.  Some interesting roadworks going on…. Sutton … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day 5

Last contribution from Allan and Ron – till the next time! A cold crisp bright day, Train to Davos and Klosters before round trip to Scoul Tarasp, Samdan and back via Klosters and Chur. This is the last email as … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day 4

Allan & Ron are safely home having depleted the Swiss strudel stocks, but we’ve a couple more posts of their holiday. A cold crispy and bright day. Took train to Ilanz from where we took postbuses via Laax to Chur. … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day 3

Day 3 on this blog is really Day 4 of the holiday.  Never mind, let’s get on with the action. Another cold day. Started overcast before becoming sunny. A round trip today to St Gallen out via the Rhone Valley … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day 2

Day 2 of the holiday (though I shall space out the Dawes Days into a week or so – a sort of red shift.) A cold but bright day. Took train to Davos Glaris to make our way by postbuses … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day1

Once again, Allan and Ron are off – just for a few days – to their favourite hotel in Switzerland. Arrived here 8pm last night. It is very cold with lying snow. Well, Ron, it is Switzerland in winter, albeit … Continue reading

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