Monthly Archives: October 2020
But of course when I went into the back garden with a camera the wind dropped, so I used a phone app to get this effect.
I don’t have a greenhouse, so any plants I want to try to save over the winter either have to try to survive outside or they come into the house, and there isn’t room for many inside. Some cuttings of … Continue reading
The new layout I’m working on at present uses DCC (digital) control for the engines, and the latest engine uses the DCC not only for basic running but for various sound effects. Trying to get that to operate has proved … Continue reading
The amaryllis came in from the garage 10 days ago, already with one leaf on it. It’s rather too soon to know if it will flower this year, and it already needs a support for the single leaf.
One of my cyclamen has been in flower for the whole of the year, but the others have been ‘resting’ in the garage over the summer. However, they are all indoors now, and one of the ones which was resting … Continue reading
I need to ‘weather’ a lot of my models, and the Land Rover in the farm scene is top of the list. The process is not reversible, so I’m very nervous about attempting it. Before starting I have therefore photographed … Continue reading
The biggest fuchsia still has some beautiful flowers, but the leaves are changing colour quickly now.
I’m feeling a bit better today, though still not at my best, so I’ve been having a quiet time. This is quite a small and delicate orchid, but just at the moment I think it is the best it has … Continue reading
I’m still working on the wiring of the new train layout, though the track power and the point motors are now in position. Still to be done are the leads to the point switches and a light. I’ve really not … Continue reading