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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
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
As promised a few posts ago when I first opened the box on my Wild Boar Models 45T Ransomes and Rapier Steam Breakdown Crane I thought it was about time I started "a whats on my workbench" type series of posts, so welcome to the first of my "Workbench Witterings". I am sure I am similar to … Continue reading Workbench Witterings #1 A 45T steam crane and a green Van ‘B’
The American phenomenon of Black Friday really hit our UK shores in anger this year and not only included retailers cutting prices on the Friday itself but many online retailers making offers for the week before. Traditionally in the USA it was the amount of trading the day after their Thanksgiving, which signified the start of … Continue reading Black and blue and green weekend…or model repainting
First announced by Hornby in January this year and detailed on my post at the time here, the Southern Railway Bogie Van 'B' has now arrived in the shops. The first four versions are two in SR pre war Olive Green livery and two in BR(s) Green all with different running numbers. The model builds on the … Continue reading Hornby’s Bogie Van ‘B’ has arrived
Firstly of course Happy New Year to you all! Hornby's 2012 Plans As I mentioned in my It’s Christmas message this is the time of year that Hornby announce their plans for the coming year. The last couple of years it has been on Christmas Day but this year it has been kept until today … Continue reading Happy, or is that Hornby, New Year!