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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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Links for the weekend

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

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April 1 – time for a little humour

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

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Prototype for everything?

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

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Cat-astrophe?

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

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Rule 1…. and then some

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

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Thought for the day

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

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‘Nuff said….

This just sums it all up! Just wish human beings behaved as well as swans do….. Swan song: German firefighters remove ‘mourning’ bird blocking railway line Or maybe this one, as the ultimate 2020 tree decoration….

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