Category Archives: canada

Player, or Builder?

There’s a question…. I took Shelfie to the Warminster show last weekend, a round trip of 430 miles just to show the layout for one day. I don’t often do one day events, but occasionally there’s a show where I … Continue reading

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Warley 2016 Grab Shots #2 (The Canadians are Coming)

   On Model Rail’s stand this weekend were several models of the LNER J70 locomotive. In partnership with Rapido, Model Rail is looking for expressions of interest from those interested in purchasing a ready to run model in 4mm OO … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Christmas

For all the readers and followers of the blog, have a good Christmas and wishing you the compliments of the season. Paul M-P

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The Canadians are coming!

Just a quick update, yesterday, after an interesting drive across the top the pennines,  through snow and snow showers, I and some other enthusiasts were treated to a presentation of the Canadian Company Rapido, Jason Shron was a very engaging … Continue reading

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Business as Usual

Business as usual, being messing around with Panniers. Warley is this coming weekend and it’ll be the layouts last showing in public. I usually try and do a couple of new items, usually rolling stock or motive power, and this … Continue reading

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Modelling Grassland and Landscape Detailing (Review)

Modelling Grassland and Landscape Detailing Price: 24.95 Published by Wild Swan Publications 2013 ISBN : 978 1 908763 068 Written by Gordon Gravett This book written by Gordon Gravett, is the third dealing specifically with the techniques he and his … Continue reading

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