Chronicling the development of my Cambrian and Narrow Gauge 4mm scale model railway

Tea interval

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While I continue to contemplate the interior of the pavilion, I have not been idle. 

T’missus is expecting Mini-me2 at the end of July. T’missus has become a bit of a whizz at getting bargains from FB groups recently and came up trumps again. To ensure Mini-me doesn’t feel left out at the arrival of Mini-me2, Mini-me2 has got Mini-me a present; a tractor to be precise.

It arrived some time ago and looked well used. The stickers had suffered and were peeling all over. A quick scan on eBay got me some new logos and some lengths of vinyl normally used by boy racers to try and make their cars look like they go faster than they can actually afford. 

It is a slow process as it can only be worked on when Mini-me is not in attendance but earlier this week I got a good couple of hours in and it starting to look the part. 


I’m taking the opportunity to update the image so it will look less like this (which it did):

 And more like this: 

It works on the railways so why not on tractors?! <phew, back on topic>


Author: Chris H

Having now officially reached middle age, I am a rolling stock engineer and have worked in many different locations including a 7 year spell in Sydney, Australia, where I arrived with a suitcase and left with a wife and a son. I am now based back in my home county of Yorkshire where I juggle full time work, being a Dad to two rascally mini-mes, and trying to fit in railway modelling, assisting the GWR 1014 County of Glamorgan project, and visits to the top left hand corner of Wales and Beamish. In addition to my heavily railway themed life, I am interested in rugby, cricket, reading crime novels, falconry, and medieval re-enactments.

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