Tag Archives: model railway

Where is the ‘wow’ factor?

My visit to TINGS and the various forum discussions that followed provoked a certain amount of thought.  The NGF threads on the exhibition really just showed that everyone is different, and different people like different things.  So some people disliked … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, Jon's layout ramblings, Layout design | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

TINGS 2018 #2

Burshaw North Western is set in BR blue days, in the north west of England.  I was pleased to see this layout at last, as I had booked it for an old ESNG show, and the builder then had to … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Inspiration, Out and about | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

TINGS 2018 #1

Off to The International N Gauge Show on Saturday, with a car load of club members.  110 miles to get there, almost all on motorway, and the roads were delightfully trouble free – the early start was worth it.  ESNG … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Inspiration, Out and about | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Making trees

Thanks, Brian, for this short ‘how to’ film about making model trees using Buddleia from the garden. Of course, what we need now is a video on how to make ‘N’ gauge Buddleia, as it is an essential for modern … Continue reading

Posted in ESNG, Hints and tips | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Odd modelling ideas #0625

From the Guardian, an interesting project – the Tashkent metro …. After the ban on photographing the Tashkent metro in Uzbekistan was lifted this summer, Amos Chapple, RFE/RL’s photographer went underground to reveal the art, architecture and nuclear-blast protection in … Continue reading

Posted in Hints and tips, Inspiration, Out and about, Weird and wonderful | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Well worth the wait….

The postman delivered two parcels today – my Revolution Class B tankers.  I hadn’t realised that I’d ordered 14…. But I must have, as they arrived today and they all look wonderful. I’d started with the black liveries, so didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, The trade | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

ESNG meeting – 15 August 2018

Good to see 12 persons at last night’s meeting – and the treasurer was delighted that some of them even paid up their annual subs! We got Raysden out of Derek’s garage for the evening.  We wanted to take it … Continue reading

Posted in ESNG, ESNG meetings | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment