Category Archives: General

It’s 2017 – Happy New Year

A Happy New Year to all our readers! What will 2017 bring?  I hope that I will get more modelling done, and have a number of projects lined up, having purchased a range of bits and pieces.  I can’t see … Continue reading

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We are all superstars now!

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

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The budgie has flown – for now

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…….

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M (when in Rome, do as the Romans do)

I’m amazed! This blog has now had 1,000 views.  I’m amazed that there are so many sad people out there, with too much time to spare to read my random railway reflections. So thanks everyone!  I’ll try to continue with … Continue reading

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Review of 2013

It seems to be the done thing to produce a review of the year.  So what did 2013 bring for the Budgie: A total lack of modelling for 8 months, thanks to too much engineering to do, especially Chinese dams, … Continue reading

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And a Happy New Year

Who knows what 2014 will bring?  There are some very interesting models promised by the UK manufacturers.  I am very much tempted by the Farish Merchant Navy and Dapol’s 33 and Maunsell coaches.  But no doubt they are still stuck … Continue reading

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Christmas greetings

A very blessed and happy Christmas to all (both) my readers!    Photo credits: Creative commons, Raela9 (left) & Base Camp Baker (right)

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