Category Archives: Weird and wonderful

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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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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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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Another modelling challenge?

Now this would make a good animation for your station…. But please don’t try this at home, gentle readers!

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Odd modelling ideas #456 – Believe it or not?

Or what to do with an old roundhouse…. From Facebook and originally Google Earth, this car repair shop has been adapted from part of a roundhouse.  The turntable has been replaced by some rather tight curves.  This would make such … Continue reading

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Odd modelling ideas #70 – An interesting project?

From Facebook, Micro/Small Railroad group.  It’s not Photoshopped, but from Englewood Logging Ry, Vancouver Island, BC.  Anyone game to model this in ‘N’? It makes the ‘Pacer’ units positively modern, and I suggest that a Dapol Pacer could be a … Continue reading

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Kai Tak landings

Not railways, I know, but whilst wasting a little time on YouTube, I came across these Hong Kong, Kai Tak airport, landing videos.  They brought back some good memories of visits to Hong Kong, and the spectacular landing as one … Continue reading

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