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Would you trust it? World’s fastest driverless bullet train launches in China New service launches ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, with trains making the 108-mile trip from the capital to ski slopes in only 45 minutes Hope … Continue reading

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Something for everyone today. So you think that the London Underground is dirty and noisy?  Try the New York Subway! Goodbye to the Isle of Wight ex-London Underground trains.  A bumpy ride bur great fun. Tram bowling – yes, tram … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020!

A Happy New Year to you all!  I hope that it’s a good one and plenty of modelling gets done.  I will try and do a little more modelling this year.  With retirement this should be possible, but there seem … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas links

First, a little modelling challenge.  How about a “Book nook” Book nooks are defined as “mini worlds created within your bookshelf”, usually as a diorama of an alley.  The idea seems to have originated in 2018 from a Japanese artist … Continue reading

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End of an era

After 43 years working for the same company, I paid my last visit to work today.  As I have been working part time and on zero-hours, I submitted my final invoice, and handed in my computer and door card. Truly … Continue reading

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Weeks of timewasting profitable browsing with these two galleries of photographs. The late David Heys’ site has an informative text and is full of great photographs from all over the country.  Just browsing, I was surprised to find BR Co-Bo … Continue reading

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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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