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Odds and ends

Came up on Facebook recently – an American model railroad club in 1966 in an old interurban car.  Slightly basic in places, but what a great place to meet.  Mind you, security would be difficult in 2020.  By the way, … Continue reading

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Would you trust it? World’s fastest driverless bullet train launches in China New service launches ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, with trains making the 108-mile trip from the capital to ski slopes in only 45 minutes Hope … Continue reading

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Something for everyone today. So you think that the London Underground is dirty and noisy?  Try the New York Subway! Goodbye to the Isle of Wight ex-London Underground trains.  A bumpy ride bur great fun. Tram bowling – yes, tram … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas links

First, a little modelling challenge.  How about a “Book nook” Book nooks are defined as “mini worlds created within your bookshelf”, usually as a diorama of an alley.  The idea seems to have originated in 2018 from a Japanese artist … Continue reading

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Weeks of timewasting profitable browsing with these two galleries of photographs. The late David Heys’ site has an informative text and is full of great photographs from all over the country.  Just browsing, I was surprised to find BR Co-Bo … Continue reading

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Happy birthday!

My eldest daughter seems to specialise in sending postcards rather than birthday cards.  This one was well chosen to reflect my interests and my recent Stuttgart visit.  Better than the one of Angela Merkle last year….. Thanks, Ruth!

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Brooklands museum – 3

Next to the airliners is a building holding the London Bus Museum.  Parked outside is a Green Line ‘RF’ – very much part of my childhood! But horse buses were well before my time.  These old buses are still operational, and … Continue reading

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