Category Archives: humour

Wordless Wednesday, Not! (Shelfie2 The State of the Nation Pt2)

So with the track down, wired, and working, point motors fitted, the track sub road bed was finally fixed to the chassis. The sharper of you will have noted that he’s not mentioned the fiddle yard or staging yet…. And … Continue reading

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Biggest Little Railway, Toy Trains on Telly?

My mate Mr Parker  (philsworkbench) gets the low down on a telly project to be filmed this summer, sounds bonkers, and fascinating in the same sentence!

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Wordless Wednesday (wonderful wagons)

  

Posted in 2016, Airfix, Bachmann, blogger, Branch Line, British Rail, Eastern Region, finescale, flying scotsman, Great Western, HO, hobbies, Hornby, humour, Layout, LMS, LNER, media, Midland Region, Model Railroad, Model Railway, Model Railway Journal, modeling, Modelling, Modelu, Nevard, O Gauge, o scale, OO Gauge, Oxford rail, Rapido Trains, Scottish Region, social media, Southern Region, toy train, Toy trains, toytrainset, train set, trainset, Uncategorized, wagon, Western Region, wordless wednesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Throwback Thursday (just do it..)

   Today I’ve been tidying the workbench and office area where I do my modelling. If you’re like me that’s akin to rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic for all the good it’ll do!  I did find some ‘artifacts’ … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (fifty shades of grey)

 

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200 Not Out …

In the way that odd or interesting numbers sometimes appear on the car dashboard, an interesting one has appeared on the dashboard here on’t blog. That number is two hundred thousand. The number of hits the blog has achieved since … Continue reading

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And relaaaax….

Its been a bit quiet on the blog front of late, and that’s because I’ve been working on a large writing and modelling project with my good friend Paul Lunn. It has re-fired the brain cells though with quite a … Continue reading

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