been to a Ploughing Match

at nearby Horsleygate. Superb old tractors, great ploughing, accurate, prize money at stake!

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The latest rustic creation…

Is this. Table top courtesy of boards supplied by Pete from Wakefield, centre leg courtesy of Brian in Chesvegas who chopped a tree down, and my skill..

. *** contains a car part…..

 

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a regular visitor to our garden….

is this!

and this…

and this:

and this is a very regular one…

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Where else…..

Would a car club get such a huge welcome, as the one Tormog gets from the Crispin at Great Longstone?

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Two days in Lincoln

The first day with a group of pals from the bowls club to explore the city (the pubs!), the second with a Mog group, starting with the Lincoln Transport Museum, a pub lunch, then the Museum of Lincoln Life. Click on the ‘Lincoln’ tab for pics.

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nice day at Barrow Hill

at this:

click on the ‘Roundhouse’ page for pics….

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Have you got one of these?

I have, but what is it? What does it do?

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Back on the road again!

Just a couple of days off, with the bracket that connects the bottom of the nearside rear shock absorber to the back axle. A substantial piece of steel, but apparantly known to fail occasionally. Quoted £127 for a new pair, decided to weld the lugs back on. However, fellow Mogtalker Richard Jones put a pair in the post to me, after he had replaced his with a different sort. Not too bad a job, the worst part being refitting the springs into the brake shoes! Successful road test, it has been a while since it negotiated Dronfield’s speed bumps so well. Here is the broken one and a good one, (but from the offside,)

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West Lancs Railway

A couple of the guys from here visited WorkshopX a couple of months ago, to see progress on 1215. Just happened to be in their area today, and called in for a neb…. immediately invited to jump on the footplate and go for a ride, then had a superb conducted tour of their workshops…

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Superb ice cream today

Whilst waiting for the appearance of the Men on the Beach at Another Place.

Eventually, the head of just one man appeared, as the tide was receeding…

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