Category Archives: humour

New! 1st Hornby King image online!

Link to first royalty free image of Hornby King! http://norvenmunky.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/hornby-king/

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Some Might Say …

As remarked upon in my previous post there are a good number of people in the hobby that spend far too much time telling you how something should be done, what can be done and what can’t be done, with … Continue reading

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Lettuce Page ….

It’s been a spectacularly daft couple of weeks in the compact and bijou world of toy trains. My good friend Andy Cooper remarked on this in his own style here http://newheymodelrailway.  Andy’s take on this is interesting as he looks … Continue reading

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The Future of Exhibitions

My good friend Mr Cooper of ‘The North’ has written eloquently http://newheymodelrailway.  regarding how the standard of the reporting of recent shows exhibitions has slipped of late. Some of course may agree with him, but one thing is clear, nothing stays … Continue reading

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Time on your hands ..

I’ve often said it but time is the most valuable commodity we modellers have. It matters not if you ‘buy’ time, either literally by paying someone to do something for you, or making the best use of your own time … Continue reading

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Shock, Horror! Internet proved wrong …

In a shock development today, a fault was found in the internet! A factual error was discovered on a posting made yesterday …. Yup I’ve had a better opportunity to look at Hornby’s Sentinel and realised that the outside frames … Continue reading

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Hornby 2015 predictions and Sentinel maintenance 101

Well with Christmas day out of the way, it was time to give one of Santa’s presents a little run. I’d been fortunate enough to receive one of the new Sentinel shunters from Hornby and with a little time on … Continue reading

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Christmas

For all the readers and followers of the blog, have a good Christmas and wishing you the compliments of the season. Paul M-P

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It’s all over now …

Warley, the final frontier, Captain Slogg etc etc. Well the layout very nearly was matchwood let alone a log on last Thursday afternoon. On test set up, I always do one prior to an exhibition, the layout had developed an … Continue reading

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You can’t always get what you want

Well it’s true, not just in the world of toy trains, but life. One common wail across the interweb and to a degree at shows I’ve been to is the comment I’m waiting for such and such to be made, … Continue reading

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