dman-lewis wrote:Im thinking he should do a liitle guide, not that this site is one but maybe add to the info that is all ready there.
But great pictures and views again.
Hi Dman. Fair enough; I will try and do a pictorial guide the next time I am home.
Michael Thornberry wrote:
Hope you are NOT looking "as bad as you feel" - That wouldn't look nice
Now, you could have "cum dhoun 'ere" an' got ill - Much more productive idea
Get Well, soon, mate, we are missing "the arguments"
Unfortunately, I currently look like the elephant man getting hit by every branch as he falls out of the ugly tree, so I really am not at my best just now. As for the arguments - I'm rather heartened to be rid of them. In my current diminished capacity I doubt I have the mental resources left to remain more-or-less civilised when dealing with people, so any aggression directed towards me now is unlikely to be met with my customary temperence (!).
Durseytu wrote:Hi Gavin,
Sorry to hear you are not well. It’s a shame that you can't find some comfort by running a few trains while in Scotland. The railway supplies a suitable escape if one is feeling a little down.
Cheers for the photo by the way. It’s a lovely loco and you have managed to capture it in a very good location. I love the generally mucky feel of a railway with the rusted rails discarded to one side. Also, was that shot of Tornado peeking over the top of the Mk1’s planned? If so that was very crafty! It also looks like you have a lump of plastic lying in between the rails on the other side. Hopefully that has been removed or we could be looking at a derailment in the future (these track maintenance crews clearly aren’t doing their job)!
And get yourself better by order of the forum!
Yes, I miss Starlingford! I also miss it because it's in my mum and dad's house, and frankly I'd love a chance to be coddled by my mum...
There are more rails to be rusted: once in place they will be overgrown with static grass and flock and all the rest of it. Then I will start adding further growth - the plan is that the bow-shaped gap between the mainline curve and the marshalling yard, the gap occupied by the signal box, will become a kind of mini scenic break, helping to define the geometry of the corner. If that makes sense and doesn't sound overly pretentious...
Well done for spotting the plastic debris - I hadn't...!
And as always, I will endeavour to conform to the will of the forum, especially when it works in my favour!
DonB wrote:Hi Gavin,
Sorry to hear that you are unwell.
Wishing for your speedy recovery.
Our thoughts are with you.
Thanks Don, I appreciate that.