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A sort of Minories of my own – 20 – ch..ch..ch..Changes

As David Bowie would memorably say.  I’ve returned to my little Minories.  I had come to a stop, as I realised that the design still didn’t feel right.  So it was time to wait till some inspiration happened.  It eventually … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope that you all get some modelling done in 2023, and actually complete some projects! But here are three modelling challenges to get you going….. A bullet train? A working escalator.  Moving treads are easy (!?!)  Your challenge is … Continue reading

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2022 – a modelling review of the year

For my last post in 2022, I thought that I’d review my modelling for the year.  Despite some weeks where I didn’t venture up to the loft, I seem to have make quite a lot of progress. Saggers Sidings was … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 21 December 2022

Last meeting of the year, and a very respectable 10 members turned out just before Christmas – or just to avoid Christmas?  Five of us spent the afternoon working on the new fiddle yard, and I the electrics are now … Continue reading

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Another project completed….

As a viable alternative to Ron’s drinker’s guide to Germany, here’s another project that I actually finished today. You may recall, I was strengthening my N-mod loop and adding new, folding legs. Here’s the end result.  The leg stays are … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 11 December 2022

A freezing cold Sunday afternoon attracted a hardy five members, plus Chelsea Pensioner Richard (last seen in Stuttgart) and Ron (back from Germany and already queuing for his curry.) Dodgy looking lot! Not that many trains running, as a lot … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 7 December 2022

A long afternoon this Wednesday, as we decided to have an afternoon working on the new fiddle yard before the evenings meeting.  And we made a lot of progress – a lot of steps forward, and just the few backwards. … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 27 November 2022

A busy Sunday afternoon, with nine members present.  Good to see both Chairman and Treasurer back in circulation.  And also a cake to celebrate Lucas’ birthday. The members were stocking the fiddle yard ready to run.  After said birthday, Stuttgart … Continue reading

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A dangerous hobby?

Who said that model railways are a safe sedate hobby.  Well, this is Australia after all.  I’m surprised that he didn’t show the gigantic spider hiding in the goods shed! This does of course raise the question as to the … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 16 November 2022

I’m back in circulation after testing negative on Tuesday.  And feeling much better, but still rather washed out. So it was off to the ESNG meeting, where six members braved a rather wet evening.  Not a bad turnout, as the … Continue reading

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