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Unfortunately, I’ve never seen Kier Hardy’s Hornsey Broadway at an exhibition (remember those?) It is, though, one of the best models that I’ve seen for a long time. If you’ve got a little time to spare, these two videos make … Continue reading
Turning out a few more boxes, and found some early, probably teenage, modelling. My two favourite railway books at that time were these….. Don Boreham’s book is a classic. Instructions in how to scratchbuild all that was needed for a … Continue reading
Not much modelling progress, but pre-lockdown I did raid Champions in Dorking and came back with a stock of 6mm plywood. The wood is all flat – the photo makes it look twisted. I’ve been looking at the mysterious boxes … Continue reading
Still no modelling progress. It’s been great to see some of the club on Zoom, but I’m pining for club nights and exhibitions – and that’s a surprise for an anti-social loner like myself! Still – I have read a … Continue reading
Progress on the railway continues to be limited to say the least. I continue to try and plan my next railway with little success. So many ideas, and so few that really excite! But the last few weeks have been … Continue reading
I’ve got back to the Lowfits, but nothing to report at the moment. Really, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what to model next, and then trying to understand the government conditions for us actually to hold an … Continue reading
A little progress with the wagons. I’ve 10 Peco Lowfits well on the way to completion. The bodies have had their bolster bases scraped off with a knife blade and fine sandpaper. They’ve been primed and a first coat of … Continue reading
Back to the loft! A few days ago, I posted this picture of some Messerschmitt bubble cars on flat wagons parked near Brighton. I suggested that if one could find a suitable bubble car (not easy), these would make an … Continue reading
Has it really been a month since I did a Covid diary entry? I’m really not sure where the time has gone. I think that I’ve spent too much time reading and doing odd jobs here and there. The hot … Continue reading
Thanks, RMWeb. Now I know! Names have some strange origins. I recall hearing that ‘Tooley Street’ next to London Bridge started off as ‘St Olaf’s Street’. Go figure….. There are some good videos posted by this guy, including….