It took some time, but finally I got startet on the 2018 season

A small mood report as the summer slowly turns into autumn.

The other day I found some solar powered outdoor lights we bought a long time ago, but never used. ...

Here are some pictures of the finished plant bed:

Here is a list of the different plants on the layout.

Almost 3 years ago, the layout was prepared for planting, with gardening soil covered with weed cloth and a top layer of bark. Now, the next step is highly overdue, and this weekend I went to a local Garden center and did some shopping!

Last weekend this year's first running session was conducted, both to test the trackwork ...

A couple of pics from a live steam session back in November 2015.

The ballast is an important part of the trackwork on a layout. Here are some different types of aquarium gravel tested on the layout, plus a couple of other options.

Due to the possibly unstable ground conditions, we had to deviate from some of the original plans, and had to think outside the box to reduce the weight as much as possible. The massive stonewall around the layout was the first to go, and instead ...

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