Today MiniBoyGeek, Tas, and little lion went for a dog walk down to Coate Water, in Swindon. Being it was a Sunday with nice weather North Wilts Model Engineering Society were running trains at the Coate Water Miniature Railway. This is a video of our trip round (shot off the right hand side of the […]
Well that is MiniBoyGeek up to three working electric Lego Duplo locomotives, only the Chinese one to go… I spoke to the seller: > Item died within 10 minutes of putting batteries into it. refund required. > I am still awaiting a response to my question re refund or replacement < Dear Customer, < Thank […]
Since the the last post on Duplo Trains, MiniBoyGeek has been given a lot more Lego Duplo by both his Granddad, and other family members for his second birthday: He has now got two of the Duplo Locomotive base engines (LEGO PART 99844). I picked up a cheap Chinese Duplo compatible locomotive sold with the […]
Some more books, Book 13 I read on the train too and from work, I have got some more free Kindle books to read soon, and some other books to re-read and hopefully finish, but first: Book 13 – Titanic: The Story Of The Unsinkable Ship It has been more than one hundred years since […]
Book 11 – Giles Andreae’s “Giraffes Can’t Dance“ Book 12 – Don Hale’s “Mallard: How the Blue Streak Broke the World Steam Speed Record” (book crossing ID 609-14374962) On 3rd July 1938 A4 LNER Pacific ‘Mallard’ achieved the world speed record for a steam locomotive of 126mph and in this publication the author relates the […]
While on family holiday (narrow boat was being painted at the time), we went for a day trip to Beer Heights Light Railway Beer Heights Light Railway, Considered by many the finest 7¼ inch gauge railway in Britain, the B.H.L.R. first opened to the public on the 14 July 1975. Given PECORAMA’s location, high on […]
Tas, Bob and I headed over to the National Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition 2015 in Harrogate.