Canute Road Quay features in the April 2021 issue of BRM Magazine and Fisherton Sarum makes surprise appearance on BRM TV

I am pleased to advise that Canute Road Quay makes an appearance in the April 2021 issue of BRM Magazine available now for digital subscribers and next Thursday 25th March for the printed version. I open the article by discussing; how although I usually model the 1946 to 1949 Southern Railway time period but to … Continue reading Canute Road Quay features in the April 2021 issue of BRM Magazine and Fisherton Sarum makes surprise appearance on BRM TV

Happy Mother’s Day to all mums especially mine

It's Mother's Day today, although it might have become a bit like 'Clinton's day" (other card shops are available) it actually originated in the Middle Ages, when the custom developed of allowing people who had moved away from where they grew up to come back to visit their home or 'mother' churches, and their mothers, … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to all mums especially mine

Workbench Witterings #8 Taking a ‘brake’ from wagons rolling of the workbench

As I advised in my recent Covid, exhibitions, mental health and life changes post, in an attempt to restore my modelling mojo whilst on furlough I started to build a number of the wagon kits that I had added to the to do later pile over the last few years. The kits were all from … Continue reading Workbench Witterings #8 Taking a ‘brake’ from wagons rolling of the workbench

75 years on – Marking VE Day – Putting the Southern Railways war effort into perspective

Today marks 75 years since Victory in Europe Day or VE Day. VE Day is the day on which Allied forces formally announced the surrender of Germany, which brought the Second World War to a close in Europe. The military surrender was first signed on May 7, but a slightly modified document with the final … Continue reading 75 years on – Marking VE Day – Putting the Southern Railways war effort into perspective