Wednesday, 5 February 2014

HO scale Preiser figures arrive

The Preiser HO scale figures that will populate my street cafe have arrived. I note that they are all sawn-of below the knee. Is that to save plastic or to make it easier to seat them with their feet presumably beneath the table?

The projected cafe.

The tables and chairs

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And here are the figures:


The detail is fantastic:







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Currently listening to:

Mixes by JD Twitch of Optimo on Soundcloud - basically, hours and hours of free music.

JD Twitch
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Last night's dinner:

No photograph again, but it was Baxter's Oxtail Soup and bread.


But, you can also get this luxury version - I wonder what the difference is?

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Currently reading:


Ken Dodd is quoted on p 167 in a footnote when Barry Cryer is talking about Vera Lynn's appearance on the Morecambe & Wise Show; and of course, the War connection is referred to.

The footnote:

"Ken Dodd said he knew the Falklands War was about to start because he walked past Vera Lynn's house and heard her gargling."


Ken Dodd

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Miscellany:

Enjoyed this film at the cinema today - despite the fact that it's almost 3 hours long.



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