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It’s shunting, Jim, but not as we know it….

With apologies to Star Trek! This video, hi-jacked from the 2mm Association site, is just one incredible bit of model making.  And I’m not (for once) talking about the fine scale.  Shunting using a tractor – whatever next – working … Continue reading

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Bognor Regis MRC show 2019

Derek & I paid a visit to the Bognor show this morning.  It’s a pretty drive down to the south coast, and far more pleasant than battling up to Stevenage.  The Bognor show might not have been as good, but … Continue reading

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In defence of the roundy-roundy #2

It was before Stuttgart that I posted some thoughts on ’roundy-roundy’ layouts.  In the past month I have been looking at my modelling direction yet again.  I’ll explore my thoughts a little more over the next few posts – and … Continue reading

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Festival of Railway Modelling, Peterborough

Simon kindly sent me these pictures of the Peterborough version of the National Festival of Railway Modelling.  I thought of going, but inertia caught up with me! A few pics of Peterborough and a snatched shot of Black Five 44871 … Continue reading

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Letchworth show 2018

From the Cha(I)rman….. Spent the day with Sean and his layout Leonard at the Letchworth show. Nice one day show in a school with 3 classrooms and two hall. Plus a couple of items in passageways. And here are a … Continue reading

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In defence of the roundy-roundy

You may recall that I have recently been rather critical of continuous run (roundy-roundy) layouts, especially at exhibitions.  The criticism has perhaps been less of the concept, and perhaps more of the fact that there has been a ‘sameness’ between … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2018 #2

I thought that I wouldn’t have to do any shopping at the show, but a scenic stand produced a variety of grass tufts and other bits and pieces for my modules.  Could have been worse, I guess…. I’d seen Dave … Continue reading

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