Monthly Archives: September 2015

‘Le weekend’ en Anduze

Maxine and I have just come back from a very pleasant weekend in the south of France.  Anduze lies in the foothills of the Cevennes, and the Carmague and the Mediterranean is about an hour to the south.  We hadn’t … Continue reading

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The green green grass of home?

From the BBC website, and a possible detail for tram tracks…. Bulgaria’s capital is grassing over some of its tram lines as part of a programme to make the city greener. An initial 60m (197ft) stretch of the “green rails” … Continue reading

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A little toilet humour

Three suitably themed articles from the Daily Telegraph….. Which London train station toilet made £2.3 million from passengers? Toilets at stations in London, Manchester, Liverpool and Edinburgh are flush with cash from desperate rail users – here are the biggest … Continue reading

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Jon’s modules – getting ready for a show

ESNG have been invited to exhibit at the Dorking and District Model Railway Club 2o15 show on October 3-4.  Unfortunately, I found that a number of key members were away that weekend, so I offered to take Earl’s Wood along for the … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – PlayDay 20 September 2015

Well, it’s been an interesting weekend.  Thursday, my son gets engaged.  Saturday our church holds an Autumn Fair and makes £440 for charity, so I am busy all day setting things up and running the ‘hook the duck’ game.  Sunday it’s … Continue reading

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Odd modelling idea #347

I just can’t remember where this picture came from.   But if you have an old coach that is past its best, how about using it as a bridge over a stream? As a river engineer, I’m not totally convinced by … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 16 September 2015

After the excitement of TINGS, it was back to the usual club night.  8 members were present and occasionally correct.  Whilst Bruno raced his 0-6-0 tank against Graham and Paul’s bullet trains, Allan, Duncan and I talked over wiring the … Continue reading

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