With a nod to the fact that today, 23rd April, is not only St Georges Day, but also the date on which William Shakespeare is understood to have both been born and this year the 400th anniversary of his death, hence the stretching of a few quotations from his writings (so much more than witterings) … Continue reading Workbench Witterings #5 O2 and not an O2, is this more weathering I see before me
In a way this post follows on from my previous ramblings in my 'armchair' series such as "Armchair R-T-R Designers" and "Armchair R-T-R tooling and manufacturing Logistics" and even my comment piece on "The process in producing an R-T-R Models". Questions were recently raised on a popular model railway forum why certain Ready-To-Run (R-T-R) models … Continue reading From the armchair, pre-grouping models and R-T-R, is back dating that simple?
What was previously known as the 'Model of the Year' awards have this year been promoted on RMweb, through British Railways Modelling Magazine and on the online MREmag.com as the British Model Railway Awards. As part of the evolution the categories were broadened to celebrate excellence and innovation in the wider British model railway scene. New awards now also cover … Continue reading And the winners are… British Model Railway Awards
Sometime soon, hopefully around the 20th, the first variation of the Kernow Model Centre Adams O2 class 0-4-4t should land at Southampton dockside following its journey from China (obviously it will then take a short while to actually get the shipment to the Kernow Model Centre). This initial version to land is their K2105 as … Continue reading The first Kernow Model Centre Adams O2 0-4-4t to arrive soon
Today's post is an update / catch up on the status of a few Southern Railway / Region related models that are in progress with a number of the Ready to Run manufacturers / commissioners. Kernow Model Centre Regular readers of my blog will know that I have been assisting the Kernow Model Centre with their … Continue reading Southern Railway / Region related model news 07/08/15
Today's post is an update / catch up on the status of a few Southern Railway / Region related models that are in progress with a number of the Ready to Run manufacturers / commissioners from N to 0 gauge. Kernow Model Centre Regular readers of my blog will know that I have been assisting the … Continue reading Southern Railway / Region related model news update – further updated 12/06/2015
Last weekend I had the privilege to be assisting fellow High Wycombe and District MRS members Alan and Simon Paley with their delightful Pre-Grouping layout Loughborough Road (on which most of the pictures below were taken) at the excellent RMweb live event in Coventry. It was also a chance to catch up with a number of the … Continue reading Latest on new Southern related model in development and or production