Another successful evening in my garage saw a host of subtle improvements to my styrofoam landscape, smoother running from my Smokey Joe 0-4-0 thanks to some sewing machine oil, and a slightly longer siding to accommodate a two-carriage DMU. I have to say, the blue is starting to get to me. It really needs painting. … Continue reading Landscape refining and engine oiling
My car has been making an odd noise for the last couple of weeks. We first noticed it on the way back from my cousin's wedding (congratulations Mel and Lal!), when we stopped at some traffic lights in Castle Cary and heard a faint ticking noise coming from the engine. My wife described it as … Continue reading Time for a drink. And a smoke.
At the weekend, which for some reason began on Thursday, we had visitors. Not just any run-of-the-mill, common or garden, everyday type visitors. Oh no. These were special. Anne-Marie and Sarah are our best friends from Colchester. I lived with one of them for two years, Ellie lived with the other for two years, and … Continue reading Where three to five are gathered