Recent Posts - page 2

  • I said to myself

    I don’t think I know anyone who got their start in the hobby with a Lionel, Marx, or similar “tinplate” train set. My dad had a set of Marx trains but admits the catalyst for his interest was a brother-in-law’s… Read More ›

  • Merry Christmas

    “I saw Rye & Camber and I just had to send this to you.” That’s the note my friend, here in Halifax, who I share a fascination with Japanese N scale, narrow gauge anything, weird scale and gauge combinations, and… Read More ›

  • Clermont

    Through wind and rain, sleet and snow, I delivered The Guardian every morning to the people along my paper route. At the time Charlottetown had two newspapers and my job was the morning and some other me delivered the evening’s… Read More ›

  • first coffee

    Late last night I had this idea for a “full Overlap”. Then this morning, over first coffees, this second plan just sort of happened. I quite like them both and certainly they felt like nice things to place into the… Read More ›

  • the pointless overlap

    Halifax’s libraries are hubs of creative energy and connection points. They are just like incredible batteries capable of being plugged into anything to power it or store energy between uses and on an overcast Saturday in September, about four years… Read More ›