Monthly Archives: April 2016

Virgin on the hilarious

We’ll end the month with a little non-railway related humour.  The Daily Telegraph reported: Virgin on the hilarious: airport worker entertains passengers with brilliant boarding messages As anybody who has answered “did you pack your own bags?” with sarcasm will … Continue reading

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Some interesting quotes….

From ‘Achievable Layouts’: If you want to do this (build and achievable layout) as well, I think the first step is self-awareness. Be honest with yourself about how prolific you are in the hobby. At the same time, be honest … Continue reading

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Jon’s modules – fiddling with the fiddle

Well, last week was easy to write, with all my pictures from the exhibition.  I’ll have to go back to write something a little more original now….. You may have noticed the lack of progress with my N-club modules.  When … Continue reading

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ESNG Exhibition 2016 – a PS

As I noted a month or so ago, Ian and Lily, who did such a good job last year on the catering, escaped to a family wedding in Malaysia, then holiday in Hong Kong and China.  I wrote them a quick … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 20 April 2016

We had a good turnout of members on Wednesday – 10 days after the show gave us all time to recover!  It was very pleasant not to have to worry about exhibition arrangements, although we have begun planning our next show … Continue reading

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ESNG Exhibition 2016 #5

The last couple of years the show has had a mix of modular layouts, and mostly smallish standalone layouts that the visitor could imagine building themselves.  Apart from Leonard, mentioned earlier, we had a number of other layouts on show…… … Continue reading

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ESNG Exhibition 2016 #4

Today we’ll have a look at the rest of the modular layouts. Not quite modular, but more (large) table top was Paul Rowlatt’s Kato Racetrack.  Up to eight bullet trains could be in motion at any one time.  This is … Continue reading

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