Category Archives: Out and about

Happy birthday!

My eldest daughter seems to specialise in sending postcards rather than birthday cards.  This one was well chosen to reflect my interests and my recent Stuttgart visit.  Better than the one of Angela Merkle last year….. Thanks, Ruth!

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Brooklands museum – 3

Next to the airliners is a building holding the London Bus Museum.  Parked outside is a Green Line ‘RF’ – very much part of my childhood! But horse buses were well before my time.  These old buses are still operational, and … Continue reading

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Brooklands museum – 2

The outside airliner display is virtually a catalogue of post-war British airliners.  Starting with the wonderful Concorde.  Unfortunately we didn’t have time to do the film and visit to the plane interior – and that was an extra to our … Continue reading

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Brooklands museum – 1

Last week, Maxine had to visit West Byfleet, so we looked to see what we could visit in the area, to make a day out of it.  And the Brooklands Museum was just two miles away, so we paid it … Continue reading

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Tolworth Showtrain 2019 – 2

I do enjoy catching favourite layouts for another look.  Netherwood Sidings (O) is one of those, with its DC overhead electrics and endless mineral wagons in the siding.  They were having an ESNG type problem when I passed by – … Continue reading

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Tolworth Showtrain 2019 – 1

Another exhibition visit last Saturday, this time to the Tolworth Showtrain exhibition, arranged by the Hampton Court MRS.  I took both Derek’s – Atfield and Apps – with me and we had a pleasant morning looking at a good show.  … Continue reading

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Wycrail exhibition 2019 – 2

The second half of my Wycrail visit….. It’s an unusual UK show with two Norwegian layouts on show.  Svanda (HO) is a pleasant change from the GWR branchline, though the track layout is similar to any European branch or secondary line. … Continue reading

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