A quote from the Daily Telegraph on the interests of rock stars… Building model railways is very popular among rockers of a certain vintage. Rod Stewart, Neil Young, Phil Collins and Roger Daltrey all have elaborate train sets, with Stewart … Continue reading
Who is the ESNG club ‘mole’? I read this article in our local free paper and its web site last week: Redhill model railway enthusiasts announce date of next annual show The group, whose members, working to N-gauge standards, take … Continue reading
Off on a well-earned holiday for a week. So no computer, no Wi-Fi, no posts and probably withdrawal symptoms. But I’ve left a couple of articles that (I hope) will publish themselves. And I will return…….
Gardening tips from the BBC website (edited)…… It’s hard to walk by a railway line in Britain and not see Buddleia. Along fences by the tracks and almost any patch of waste ground, you will notice the long, slender clumps … Continue reading
An annual pilgrimage for me is the 30 miles or so to Four Marks for the Alton Ltd show, as it’s all American. It’s also a pleasant drive through the countryside along the A31 Hogs Back and the Winchester road. A … Continue reading
As a PS to last time, and Swiss trams, this Basle “piggy tram” defies description! I came across it whilst browsing the internet, and had to look at Google Images to check it wasn’t a Photoshop special. Perhaps it’s an ideal way … Continue reading
It’s AGM time again. The chance for the members to rebel against the committee and stretch out the meeting for hours debating minor issues – then vote them back again to continue running the club. But tonight was different – … Continue reading