Category Archives: throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday, (Illuminating Shelfie2)

These images are about two years old, I find that surprising because sometimes time seems to stand still with a layout, despite progress being made. Shelfie2 has had a bit of a Byzantine journey, ranging from a North Wales DMU … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday Trees

Earlier in the year I was in the Mancave looking at the changeover between the 3D model and the backscene. Today’s seen quite a change.. As we’re getting into the Autumn I spend a good amount of time looking at … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday, Fifteen Minute Heroes, How to Gain Weight

It’s been a while since I posted a Fifteen Minute Hero, a couple of years at least! One of the things I want to do with Shelfie2 is to have it hands free operation, so with that in mind I’ve … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday, When you’re digging, stop!

You know when you take one of those images that just nails it? This one above does it for me and it emphasises I’m well on the way to something good.  A year or so ago I’d been working on a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday Collier Street

A quick look back a few years, here’s ‘Collier Street’ an N gauge layout commissioned by Peco. The layout was a Paul Lunn design from the N gauge Set Track plan book and I built it adapting the design slightly … Continue reading

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Hornby London Toy Fair 2018

NBR/LNER/BR J36 On the Hornby stand one of the EP’s for the new J36 was available to have a good look at. The Prototype is definitely a Scottish model, so those of you who have been after a widely spread … Continue reading

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Showtime, ‘This is Pop’ 7pm ET

For fans of pre Brit-Pop music, and that crossover from MOR music to the punk era, tonight on ‘Showtime’ 7pm ET there a unique documentary regarding the British band XTC, called ‘This is Pop’. http://xtcbumperbookoffunforboysandgirls.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/showtime-xtc-documentary-charlie-thomas.html?m=1 The connection with the hobby … Continue reading

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