Tag: At bloody last!
After all those years of ideas without a place to build them in, the move last year finally made some material action possible. One of the selling points of the new place was a fully equipped loft which met my needs perfectly. The next stage was to assess the available space, weighing that against my […]
You’ll recall in the last post that an offer had been made and accepted for the house. Things have indeed been progressing, slowly until a month ago but then accelerating rapidly to the point that I will be leaving Carlisle finally of the 30th of July. As you’ll have observed, a process of packing and […]
I am pleased to report the final completion of Jumbo 57375 as she is now known. All the major work is now complete. Coupling links and loco-tender coupling await but she is otherwise complete at last. It’s been a long, hard road but here we are at the end. Perseverance has borne the sweet fruit […]