Category Archives: Out and about

ESNG meeting – 20 December 2017

‘Twas the night before Christmas…..  Well almost, and 11 gentlemen escaped for the evening to regain their sanity, run a few trains and eat Miles’ Christmas cake. And it wouldn’t be Christmas without Paul running his Santa Special….. Derek was … Continue reading

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Christmas public service anouncement…..

With a few days to go to the 25th, it’s time for a Christmas Health and Safety reminder.  You will be please to hear that the HSE has posted the ’12 Myths of Christmas’. HSE from media reports and correspondence … Continue reading

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Not just the railways….

As I write this, I’m waiting for delivery of a new laptop.  I think that I have worn the old one out, rambling on about things on this blog.  UPS kindly allowed me to track the progress of my computer … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 7 December 2017

Christmas is coming, but 11 hardy souls decided that running trains was the perfect escape from the season…. Mind you, Rails of Sheffield’s Advent Calendar has come up with a few good bargains – my unrebuilt Merchant Navy had a … Continue reading

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The Carters fly east

Before Ian and Lily joined us in Stuttgart, they were in Hong Kong and Japan.  Here are a few of Ian’s holiday snaps…. This one is very familiar to me – a Hong Kong ‘tram jam’.  Still the best value … Continue reading

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After the Goldrush

Looks like one of my favourite musicians is having a turn out.  From Reuters…. Singer Neil Young to auction model train collection LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rock singer Neil Young is selling some of his most prized possessions – part … Continue reading

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Stuttgart 2017 #4 – Best of the rest

  And finally a fly-over of Duncan’s Nm modules…. So that’s Stuttgart done and dusted for another year.  Allan and Derek had a good journey home, despite a wet drive through Germany, and we were unloading modules by 6pm on … Continue reading

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