My modelling room is fast resembling Santa’s Grotto as the grandchildren’s, and other presents take up more and more space. Meaning that work on the diorama is slowly grinding to a halt. Anyway thanks to a generous donation of rail, and sleepers from one of my friends, and the express delivery of a … Continue reading Back on track.
As a rule I don’t set myself targets, I had enough of those during my working life. However I did want to have the foundations for Llanbister Road shed laid before winter set in. A heavy cold following a flu jab set me back, but earlier this week I was feeling much better, … Continue reading Llanbister Road in plastic
Whilst at the recent Welshpool model railway exhibition I managed to take a few photos of Boot by Peter Kazer. At one time Boot was the eastern terminus of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, but was an early casualty. For when the railway was converted from its original 3ft gauge, to the 15 … Continue reading From Boot to Trerice.
At one time I didn’t bother with backscenes, which is hardly surprising really as those available off the shelf were rather poor, and I couldn’t paint to save my life. Yes I did try, but my efforts fell woefully short, so I simply painted the walls behind my layout in an off white, … Continue reading Another look at backscenes