Category Archives: Weird and wonderful

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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More links

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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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  The turntable has been replaced by some rather tight curves.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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