During my recent attendance on the DOGA stand at the BRM Festival of Railway Modelling, Alexandra Palace I came upon an interesting demonstration desk in the smaller hall. I admired the handiwork of David Wright whilst he dealt with an enquiry and then had a lengthy natter with him whilst he showed me some of his scratch-building technique. Amongst the exhibits was a derelict building in the process of construction as well as a few finished projects. Mr Wright is the owner of Dovedale Models bas
OK. So here we are at the threshold of a new era. I've passed the point of no return and committed myself to 'putting pen to paper', so to speak. This is my soapbox and Speakers' Corner has shifted from near the site of Tyburn Gallows to a terraced house on the edge of eastern London towards Essex.
These days I spend time at 4D on Leman Street in E1, The Engine Shed on Leytonstone High Road, Modelzone on Holborn and phoning up traders for kits and bits. Brian Roper, Colin Snowdon and Peter Rum