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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
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!!
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.
Nick Falconer posted this on NGF, but it bears repetition – especially for the amazing vertical fiddle yard. Ladies and gentlemen, please don’t try this at home….. American based, but a good primer on freight yards…. British Railways, 1959 style…. … Continue reading
Although we might not miss the service provided by Virgin Trains, their April Fools Day japes took quite a lot of beating! 2014 From the Daily Mirror: It seems Virgin Trains are big film buffs in their spare time. In honour … Continue reading
From Facebook ‘Small layout design’ group…. This may be easier for us to model. How many health and safety contraventions can you spot? I know that H&S gets (sometimes rightly) a bad name, but after 40+ years of civil engineering, … Continue reading
I draw the line at cat pictures on my blog, but had to include this bit of tres-pussing. The BBC tells us that it took two-and-a-half hours to get the cat to leave its perch! I wonder whether the new … Continue reading
We’ve all heard of Rule 1 – “It’s my railway…..” But thank you RMweb for these additional rules, that we all know are very true! Rule 2: “If it looks right, it is right” Rule 2a: “If it looks finished, … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day! Thought for the day from Jeff Conover on Facebook: “I would just like to say, that in the midst of everything going on in this world, how incredibly fortunate I feel to be able to indulge in … Continue reading