Ch-ch-changes, Turn and face the (s)train…

With apologies to David Bowie... regular readers may have spotted a slight change to the layout of my little corner of the world wide web.  The previous WordPress theme (page style) I was using had become obsolete and was causing a few back office and functionality issues, so I therefore have adopted a new WordPress … Continue reading Ch-ch-changes, Turn and face the (s)train…

Going bananas with daffodils for Easter

The budding trees, the new flowers, and birds that sing, whisper to me that it's Easter, and that the supermarkets are full of chocolate of all shapes (many irrelevant), sizes and special offers! Here is wishing a warmth in the firebox of your soul on Easter & always!

Rails of Sheffield announce ex SECR / SR Maunsell D1 Class 4-4-0 in 00 Gauge

In partnership with Dapol, Rails of Sheffield have announced that they are producing the ex SECR / SR D1 Class locomotive.  Production is already well underway with a current ETA being late Autumn 2022. The first livery samples have already been 'apparently' reviewed by Dapol. This locomotive follows on from the Wainwright D Class. The … Continue reading Rails of Sheffield announce ex SECR / SR Maunsell D1 Class 4-4-0 in 00 Gauge

The Model Railway Club – January Lecture – Modelling the Southern – 13th January

I am delighted and honoured to have been asked to present the January lecture at The Model Railway Club on Thursday 13th January.  My presentation is titled "Where the sunshine comes soonest! Modelling the Southern" Illustrated with my own models I will explore my reasons for modelling the Southern, my own time period of 1946 … Continue reading The Model Railway Club – January Lecture – Modelling the Southern – 13th January

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas to you all, fill up your life with love, compassion, tolerance, peace, happiness and perhaps hopefully some time for modelling. Who knows what the next few weeks or even months might continue to bring,  please make the time to contact your friends and family, especially those whom might be alone, and not able … Continue reading Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year