Monthly Archives: May 2018

Rail Ale

The Annual Real ale festival held at Barrow Hill Roundhouse….always a superb event, made even betterer this year by being in the company of great mates Vic and Michelle. a few ales to try, compare notes, listen to the bands, … Continue reading

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The artistic and talented family!

a table top, mosaiced by Jane, graces the corner of James and Rach’s garden a rather nice casual table made by yours truly, also in James and Rach’s garden, near the back door. and a brilliantly hand crafted outdoor kitchen … Continue reading

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Gawsworth Hall Car Show 2018

On the traditional Bank Holiday Monday. Mine was one of at least 38 Mogs there…. a great day out, meeting old friends, making new ones, a couple of ice creams, but a  three quid a tub, I won’t picture them … Continue reading

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where does the sun come from?

well, I found out on Sunday, when our group went on a dawn chorus walk on Blackamoor… at 4.30am, it dawned on me! Heard lots, saw lots…. and for a comprehensive list of what we saw, click this: DAWN CHORUS … Continue reading

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another day on the Hunslett

Having worked on the steam pipe things yesterday, making patches to seal the heat in a bit more… please note that the gap was not of my making, only the  subsequent patch.

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Today on the Hunslett

Well, the boiler passed its test, and we are now busy assembling the loco….Boiler now on, cladding almost on….I have been putting steam pipes in today, and filing the marks off the bolt heads fixing the boiler to its seat… … Continue reading

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