Category Archives: places

And done

By my standards, under a year from considering a project to it becoming a thing is some kind of speed record. Presenting the RNAD crew van, an 009 kit in 3d print and etched nickel silver. This has leapfrogged a … Continue reading

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Rainspotting

After taking the Narrow Planet sales stand to the 009 Society AGM at Rainford in Merseyside, Tom and I spent an enjoyable week with a couple of other friends in north Wales, staying in Llan Ffestiniog. Enjoyable, despite the rain, … Continue reading

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Achievement unlocked

Okay, so the blog has been a little quiet this year. Reason 1: Work. Reason 2: I’ve been spending available non-work time pushing Narrow Planet forwards, both in the development of a much-needed new website and in the physical manifestation … Continue reading

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I’ve been a lazy blogger

Pressures of work and other activities over the last few months have led to a pause in updates here – although that doesn’t mean I haven’t been up to anything of interest. Now I have a few days rest before … Continue reading

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Any way, shape or form

After measuring (and driving) the ex-RNAD Baguley-Drewry at Amberley last year it has been hovering near the top of my “to model” list. Thanks to its fairly simple, boxy outline I was thinking brass or styrene would be an easy … Continue reading

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