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Notes from the Man Cave, Getting to Grips with Dinghams

Notes from the Man Cave, Getting to Grips with Dinghams

Notes from the Man Cave, Getting to Grips with Dinghams
— Read on albionyard.wordpress.com/2018/12/29/notes-from-the-man-cave-getting-to-grips-with-dinghams/

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World of Trophies, Lower Addiscombe Road, has closed down | East Croydon Community Organisation

The World of Trophies shop has closed after trading in Lower Addiscombe Road for over 40 years.  However, Peter Callaghan, is still practicing his craft from home. Click here to contact him. Abbey Electrical Supplier has also shut up shop.  Fortunately, we still have TLC in Tunstall Road, with its friendly and knowledgeable staff.  They often…
— Read on eastcroydon.org.uk/2018/12/28/world-of-trophies-lower-addiscombe-road-has-closed-down/

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Look Back at 2018 – Steve’s 009 and 09 Adventure

Late December is a time of reflection. Looking back I realise 2018 was a very good year. My little 009 layout ‘First’ attended five exhibitions: Narrow Gauge South, The Beds and Bucks Open Day, Oxfordshire Narrow Gauge Modellers Day, the N&SNGM Running Day and Expo Narrow Gauge. It was a pleasure to run the layout…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2018/12/29/look-back-at-2018/

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In defense of the roundy-roundy #3 | esngblog

In my earlier ramblings about continuous layouts, I missed out one excellent example, and a concept for such designs.  Chris Morris’ Little Aller is based on Aller Junction in Devon in the early sixties.  The area of the layout is 84″ by 40″. (Photos from N Gauge Forum.)   The interesting feature of this lovely…
— Read on esngblog.com/2018/12/28/in-defense-of-the-roundy-roundy-3/

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Sense of Place | The Erratic and Wandering Journey

I have written before about “love of subject”, and indeed mention it in the “about” sidebar entitled “Finescale With Feeling”. I think it provides a “grounding” for the modeller, and this shows in the results. That said, I wish I had done as good a job as Ken Karlewicz has in his YouTube video: https://m.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=22&v=UrhmBNmgTU4…
— Read on ewjr.org/2018/12/25/sense-of-place/

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Christmas Carols at St Paul’s Cathedral & my new favourite hymn ‘Oh Holy Night’ | Stephen Liddell

Before we get to the reason I started this post, I thought you might like to see a few photos of when I went to Christmas Carols at St Paul’s Cathedral. We had to queue for over 2 hours to get in but it was all more than worthwhile. As you can see, St Paul’s…
— Read on stephenliddell.co.uk/2018/12/26/my-new-favourite-hymn-oh-holy-night/