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Blackcloud Railways wrote:The train turntable will be a nice feature in the garden. I suppose Mrs Stockers thinks its just a stone circle at the moment... She might not be happy when she finds out.
gfadvance wrote:Looks like a lot of fun...... Must admit when I saw the picture a turntable was the first thing that came to mind as well. Looking at the first picture siting looks ideal for laying some track into the house then you can work on the stuff in the warm and dry..... And you will not be abandoning your wife she can sit in the lounge as well
Chris Stockdale wrote:Mind you, the kitchen is actually my domain, so a waggon turntable at the back door end and then on into.....,
Chris Stockdale wrote:Additional re the lazy susan - it is described as being able to take up to 750lbs (so you'll be fine on it Mr B )
We do recycle all peelings etc to the compost bins so there is scope re your idea...
Moronguhl wrote:The weekly wheelie bin train to the front of the house could also be handy, depending how your local authority handles things
Yet to be named (ideas welcome, SWMBO is already mollified by having my 1/12 scale steamer named after her) so options are wide open.
Blackcloud Railways wrote:
Or even Thisbe. As in (adopting a rustic accent) "This be my loco, Thisbe."
Maybe a branch to the clothesline would sell?Chris Stockdale wrote:P.S. Mrs Stockers is (somewhat) resigned to being a 'railway widow' -
Simon Andrews wrote:Nice setup Chris I am very envious
JeffSaxton wrote:In keeping with the "dignified" approach, though with a male twist:
A. E. Housman
You being in Shropshire and all ...
Blackcloud Railways wrote: go for one of the classics, Hecate, Hesperus, Morous, Pyramus,or Dido.
Chris Stockdale wrote: ... I've been pondering the classics and gods and such as I sit in the breakfast area with our two cats sprawled across the table (I suspect that the health inspector would be underwhelmed ) when it came to me - the perfect (pun there) name, that is.
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