Tag Archives: humour

Mastermind?

I received an email this week: I am currently casting for the next series of BBC Two’s Quiz show Mastermind and I was hoping you could circulate the attached flyer among your friends and colleagues, and share via social media. … Continue reading

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Language issues

The trouble with having an international interest in railroads railways is what word to use.  Is it: Railway or railroad Shunt or switch Coach or passenger car Wagon or car Van or boxcar Tram or trolley….  and so on? But … Continue reading

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Odds and ends

Came up on Facebook recently – an American model railroad club in 1966 in an old interurban car.  Slightly basic in places, but what a great place to meet.  Mind you, security would be difficult in 2020.  By the way, … Continue reading

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More links

Would you trust it? World’s fastest driverless bullet train launches in China New service launches ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, with trains making the 108-mile trip from the capital to ski slopes in only 45 minutes Hope … Continue reading

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Today’s links

Something for everyone today. So you think that the London Underground is dirty and noisy?  Try the New York Subway! Goodbye to the Isle of Wight ex-London Underground trains.  A bumpy ride bur great fun. Tram bowling – yes, tram … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas links

First, a little modelling challenge.  How about a “Book nook” Book nooks are defined as “mini worlds created within your bookshelf”, usually as a diorama of an alley.  The idea seems to have originated in 2018 from a Japanese artist … Continue reading

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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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