Monthly Archives: October 2020

Visitors

A GWR railcar passes the farm. There seem to be visitors at the farm (2 cars) and some more workers and other small details fitted recently.

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Calendar candidates

I’ve started trying to find some images I could use for a calendar for 2021 – not easy, as I’ve only left the house and garden once in the last 8 months!

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Early opening time

This is the first flower to fully open on one of my C* cacti. All the cacti are covered in buds, though this is the most advanced one.

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Planning

The initial planning of my new layout was done on a PC using Anyrail, but as usual I find that when I have a real board and track then some modifications to the plan take place. This photo shows some … Continue reading

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Autumn

This is the tree in the road outside my house – it was in better light earlier today, but by the time I had got the camera out it had clouded over!

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Assembled

Yesterday’s baseboard assembled. It builds into two boards (see upper picture) – compact for storage – which are bolted together to make a longer board (lower picture). Bolts with wing nuts are used to join them, so they are easily … Continue reading

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Next modelling project

This should keep me occupied for a while …  The next photo shows the contents of the pack, prior to assembly.

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Early C* Cactus

This is one of several which I have which always seem to flower before Christmas. I think they are even earlier than usual this year. They are all covered in buds, though none of the flowers are quite open yet.

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Hanging basket

The gardener put up a couple of hanging baskets for winter for me. It will be a while before they settle in and more flowers appear.

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More cooking

After using up some of the tomatoes for tomato chutney the other day, this time I tired pickling some more of them.

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