The noshery was the Molesworth Arms ...
The refurbishment of fbb's model railway is following the same pattern and the full sized National Train Set. Is is over-running and over budget, The ravages of weather have finally undermined the carefully crafted quarry face at Peterville, seen here just before it was covered with a scale 50 feet of snow.
More of this exciting story in a few days.
No 3 son (commuter to/from Basel, Switzerland) was intrigued when he saw one of these in a platform at Basel SBB railway station.
"But it looked rally dated, like some 1970s or 1980s style" suggested young sir.
The UK's "Pendolinos" are much more staid.
And a jump to "K"
The replacement of the fbb's keyboard was completed with consummate skill yesterday afternoon. It involved stripping down the laptop to its bare bones ...
Not only was the top of the "button panel" somewhat encrusted with the detritus of dining ...
But No 3 son warned of a potential problem with his repair. the new keyboard's ribbon cable was in a slightly different place and had to be folded to fit. "That means," the lad advised, "that one day the cable will break and you will need a new keyboard."
Gee thanks a bunch!
fbb has been banned from any contact with food before, during or after a blogging session. A complete body decontamination before work commences is also commanded.