Category Archives: christmas

Merry Christmas

Another year flown past! A quick note to thank all you readers whom have dropped in over the past year. It’s been a bit quiet over the past month on here, but don’t worry we’ll pick up in the new … Continue reading

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Driving home for Christmas

A couple of years back in the run up to christmas, and a hundred thousand or so less hits ago, Davide at thenightflier blog, kindly allowed me to link to his ‘Drivers’ view from the office  albionyard/skyward-head-in-the-clouds/. It was a popular post, showing … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings 2015

For all the friends and followers of the blog, have a good christmas and try and make time for yourself, friends and family. To all those out there at work, traveling, caring for others, you know who you are, take … Continue reading

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Manchester 2015

This weekend I have ‘Shelfie ‘ at the Manchester show. http://mmrs.co.uk/exhibition/ Barnes Wallis building Manchester University. We also have one of the USATC Engineering prototype dock tanks from Model Rail/Bachmann with us. Harwood Room, Stand 4, next to Pete Kirmonds … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings

Just a quick note to wish all you readers the seasons greetings as we head towards the end of the year. The picture above is Albion Yard with the first fall of the winter, a good number of you will … Continue reading

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Hornby. Hitting the right notes in 2015?

Well it’s very nearly a year since the last foam filled festival of angst and fundamentalist fervor. In one sleeps time will Hornby hit the right notes with, (allegedly), two new steam engine projects, a passenger coach, (singular), and a … Continue reading

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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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