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I’ve drawn out the plan for Little Lawley. It’s not exactly the world’s most exciting, but it is pretty much what the real Lawley Village has as well.  101 more words

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Getting mouthy...

… tunnel mouthy, that is.

Today I’ve had a look at the tunnel mouth for Little Lawley. I’d previously primed it and today set about making it look a bit better. 112 more words

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Not LACKing i(k)deas...

When we’ve moved (in around a month, hopefully) the picture above will be my office/railway room. It’s about 6 feet across (the window) and 8 feet deep (towards the camera. 238 more words

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Firstly, I do hope you all enjoyed the Festive season and didn’t overindulge too much, with Santa bringing lots of railway shaped goodies!

Michael Portillo’s Great British Railway Journeys are a very guilty pleasure of mine. 104 more words

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Board, board, board...

Today I nipped to a well-known DIY shop to get some timber for my baseboard. Some 2×1 for the framing and 3mm MDF for the board. 115 more words

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The signs are there...

Tonight has seen a simple yet very enjoyable piece of modelling. At 8 pm I decided to tackle the station name board for Little Lawley. At 8.20 pm it was done. 167 more words

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A pagoda for Little Lawley...

I’ve just about finished the station building for Little Lawley. It’s nothing too glamorous as it’s just a simple pagoda building.

It’s also just a simple Wills kit, altered so I could fit the windows with a thin sliver of mount board to act as a sill. 104 more words