Category Archives: Weird and wonderful

Happy New Year 2022

A Happy New Year to you all!  Once again, I’m sure none of us could have predicted how 2021 turned out.  All one can say is that it was better than 2020!!  Keep safe, and have a good 2022, with … Continue reading

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And Boxing Day….

So on to that great British tradition, unintelligible to the rest of the world, Boxing Day! This may of course be the day when you pick a fight with the family…. Or take all your newly acquired trains out of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

It’s another strange Christmas, but seasonal greetings to all my readers, and every blessing for the coming year.   I wish…. Christmas past – a modelling idea for the festive season….. Interesting backstory, too (Dr. David Turner, from Facebook)….. Christmas trees … Continue reading

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Ignorance is bliss….

I suppose it depends how far the Merchant Navy got…. And for those breaking out in a cold sweat, here is a nice Bulleid 3rd coach to calm you down….

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Christmas is coming….

Before I post a few more Stuttgart photos, a little reminder that Christmas is coming – even Boris can’t stop it! Mind you, that tree looks about right for N gauge…. This is, of course, completely true! And today’s modelling … Continue reading

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When in doubt, laugh….

Catastrophe #1 Catastrophe #2 Now, here’s a kit worth building!  Slightly bigger than ‘N’ gauge though.

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A little more humour, as the month draws to a close….

If David Attenborough took up train spotting…. Real life imitates fiction (and my tracklaying) once again…. It could also have been Thailand, Bangladesh or Vietnam…. A few words of wisdom…. A little cameo for your parking lot…. Put this on … Continue reading

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Another kit completed!

Job complete! Roof on Sunday, rained all Monday and part of Tuesday morning, but I nipped out and finished it when the weather cleared. It does need a wooden floor, but that will follow…. One of the more difficult kits … Continue reading

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Well….

Unpacked the new shed this morning. Good job I’ve got an engineering degree!  I think that I’ll stick to model kits in future…. Fortunately, the weather has prevented me getting on with it, and I’m resorting to reading the instructions!!

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A little humour….

Today’s modelling projects?   Well, Thomas is a tank…. Or maybe this? Or this very modellable location…. Must start posting Allan & Ron’s holiday snaps.  No Switzerland again this year, but a tour of some heritage railways.

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