Monday, 4 January 2016

Imaginations,sorry shires.

It is a dreich day in Tradgardland. I have almost survived my return to work. I returned home to an eagerly anticipated book which the post had delivered-
It's an inspiring read about a model railway based upon an imaginary shire in lowland Scotland. As I type I await a Christmas dinner cooked by my daughters and have just finished a mulled wine.Not a bad end to a vile day!

8 comments:

  1. Ah, the Craig and Mertonford. The inspiration, along with the Madder Valley, of so many models since. Parts of it still in existence and occassionaly seen at exhibitions.

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  2. Nothing to perk up a dull day than a home-cooked meal made by loving family hands.

    Jim

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  3. "Dreich" - had to look it up. What a lovely word. How is it pronounced?

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    1. Dreich is pronounced Dreek.
      Says it all about current weather!

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  4. Interesting looking book , Tony

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  5. Hope the meal made up for the rest of the day...

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  6. Mr Hancock was a real master of Narrow Gauge with his Craigshire- spent many an hour studying his superb modelling...you'll certainly enjoy this book Alan. Regards. KEV.

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