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Potpourri #1022

What have we got for Wednesday? Facebook often features Japanese modelling, bonsai style.  Tiny dioramas with exquisite detail, such as this one.  These little scenes might be just the way to have a quick change from your main project, and … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1021

Another Monday – it’s a Bank Holiday, too, but it’s strange how one doesn’t notice such things when one’s retired! We’ll start with a couple of pictures that show why Japanese railways are strange, sorry, unique…. I can’t imagine this … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1020

Some more random thoughts for a Monday.  This is one of the best micro-layouts that I have seen for a while (in HO).  Not a lot of operation, but an interesting track layout and plenty of fun shuffling the cars … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1019

Another one for the Terrier collection.  I thought that I preferred Stroudley’s ‘Improved Engine Green’ to Marsh’s umber colour, but this little loco looks very smart. I may have posted this before, but it’s such a great shot of Waterloo … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1018

A sort of LBSCR tinge to today’s potpourri….. We start just down the road at Horley station.  I’m not sure whether the equivalent sign is still there? And you might have seen a 2BIL unit passing through….. Next two favourite … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1017

No modelling progress – I’ve been enjoying the early spring sunshine, and reading one or two books.  I must get back to some modelling again! The trouble is that there are so many great videos to watch on line.  I’m … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1016

Not much to report on the railway front.  I was delighted to get my first covid-19 vaccination on Wednesday, but have felt a bit laid back for a couple of days after.  Nothing untoward – well within the normal day-to-day … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1015

It must be the snow and cold weather, as it is also the time for central heating failures.  So the last few days have been occupied by getting the church heating fixed, before the building freezes solid.  I suppose that … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1014

The central heating has been playing up, so that’s been a great excuse to spend more time in the loft, with an efficient electric fire, and King Crimson streamed loudly to work by.  I’ve been working with Plasticard to build … Continue reading

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Book review – yet again!

A day off modelling today – and too much reading taking place.  Also waiting for a few items to be delivered in the post (thoughthe drawer slides for the traverser are here.) Unfortunately I read the Lightmoor Press advert in … Continue reading

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