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Of AGMs and inspiration

Last Saturday saw the Narrow Planet tour bus head to Sparsholt near Winchester for the biannual Narrow Gauge South – which is always a cracking show and this year no exception with around 30 layouts and a lot of trade … Continue reading

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Narrow Gauge South 2010 – part 2

More photos from the show that kept on giving. The configuration of the college venue means layout are arranged in the classrooms, maybe four or five per room with traders slotted in too. So there is a chance you’ll miss … Continue reading

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Narrow Gauge South 2010 – part 1

Saturday saw a good proportion of the narrow gauge modelling world descend on Sparsholt College near Winchester for the biannual Narrow Gauge South – one of the big shows of the calender and this year positively enormous. I lost count … Continue reading

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Narrow Gauge South 2008, part 2

We continue with more photos from the Sparsholt show on Saturday. Setting off my Want alarm was the EDM/Inscale Models Bagnall 0-4-2T, fresh from South Africa. I’ve blogged about this loco kit before, but seeing first hand confirmed the inevitable: … Continue reading

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Narrow Gauge South 2008, part 1

I had a very enjoyable day at Narrow Gauge South in Sparsholt on Saturday. Increasing contact with other modellers through this blog, web forums and my local 009 Society area groups means that these events are becoming as much social … Continue reading

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