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A visit to the January sales….. A new Jinty from NGF for a very reasonable price. And some reasonably reduced items from The Model Centre. They are usually expensive, but some good reductions here. Two Bullied coaches, a Southern Railway … Continue reading
This just sums it all up! Just wish human beings behaved as well as swans do….. Swan song: German firefighters remove ‘mourning’ bird blocking railway line Or maybe this one, as the ultimate 2020 tree decoration….
These pictures popped up on my Facebook feed. They are full of fascinating detail, from the 1930’s – 1950’s, I guess. They aren’t attributed, so apologies, as ever, if I have posted something with a copyright attached. The first is … Continue reading
In tier 4, wondering what tier 5 would be like! I’ll be taking a few days off from blogging over Christmas. Short of ideas, but that pile of plywood in the loft is still calling. Please note, in 2040, there … Continue reading
No, I’m not starting to model French metre gauge lines…. But these three books couldn’t be resisted €12 each. Full of lovely pictures, including those very French railcars. Makes the average ‘Pacer’ look like a Rolls Royce…. Modelling postponed yet … Continue reading
Picking up on some odds and ends from the club….. I finished the last post with a shout-out for the Magic Roundabout. Phil promptly emailed me….. The Magic Roundabout! Oh, my goodness, me! I was in love with Florence! Phil. … Continue reading
FineTrax parcel should arrive today. In the meantime, here are a few inspiring photographs. As ever, apologies if I have missed the copyright on these. West Croydon station in Southern Railway days. This station had an interesting layout, and pre-grouping … Continue reading
This came up on an RMWeb thread. I recall seeing Teddy Boston’s layout in the Model Railway News back in the 1960’s. It’s a very respectable bit of modelling for that era, and he also build a delightful model of … Continue reading
A sign for the times? I’ve been throwing things out, and I expect that I’ll need them next week….. London Bridge lines in the 1930’s. An inspirational shot….. An interesting branch terminus on the Reading, NE USA. The baseboard shape … Continue reading