Category Archives: television
This weekend it’s the Stevenage Chiltern Model Railway Association at the Stevenage leisure centre. First show of the year and always a good one, (see above). Well worth the effort of getting there. http://www.cmra.org.uk/exhibition.html https://www.modelu3d.co.uk
For fans of pre Brit-Pop music, and that crossover from MOR music to the punk era, tonight on ‘Showtime’ 7pm ET there a unique documentary regarding the British band XTC, called ‘This is Pop’. http://xtcbumperbookoffunforboysandgirls.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/showtime-xtc-documentary-charlie-thomas.html?m=1 The connection with the hobby … Continue reading →
Alan Buttler owner of Modelu receives the 2017 Gwyn Humphreys award at Warley 2017, for innovation in the hobby! https://www.modelu3d.co.uk
A few Thursdays back I posted this on the Albion Yard Facebook page which likely seemed bit left field even for regular readers of the blog, so why has it and other XTC references appeared? Well, earlier in the year … Continue reading →
My mate Mr Parker (philsworkbench) gets the low down on a telly project to be filmed this summer, sounds bonkers, and fascinating in the same sentence!
A bit of a sad start to the new year, with the hobby losing two elder statesmen, who played their part in the development of the UK’s hobby. Firstly John Brewer, who was editor of Railway Modeller, and who kindly … Continue reading →
Hero’s in toy trains? Well here’s two of them. A GoPro hero, and a Bachmann 08. GoPro cameras are well known for their build quality, functionality, compact size, robustness, and last but not least image quality. The second hero here … Continue reading →
Well that’s a wrap as telly and filum experts would say. Paul Lunn and I have just finished two days filming with Chris Walsh of Activity Media. The two days were quite intense with changes from layout to layout, Albion … Continue reading →
Day two of filming, the aggregate depot being one of the examples used.