Category Archives: Sulle – France in 2mm

Le buffet de la gare

I’ve just completed the latest building for Sulle: the station buffet. Based, as per the main building on the one at Guéret near Limoges. A delight to make, especially as it did not take anything like the 18 months of … Continue reading

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Ending the silence/ La fin du silence

It’s a long time since I posted anything here (at all). My ongoing issues with the damaging effects of stress and more robbed me completely of my enthusiasm for my hobbies and interests, and it is still only gradually returning. … Continue reading

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Building work to March 2017

It’s been some time since the last post, so here’s a brief update. I’ve been spending modelling time on the block of buildings by the river. As there are seven of them, it is taking quite some time, especially as … Continue reading

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Comment créer les fond de décor maison

Le procès que j’ai dévéloppé (si on peut l’aggrandir comme ҫa) n’est ni rapide ni bon marché – mais il peut créer un fond de décor adapté précisement pour votre réseau. J’ai des procès bien bizarre, et peut-etre qu’il puissent … Continue reading

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Home-made photographic back scenes

The process I have developed (if you can call it that) is neither quick nor particularly cheap – but it can provide a tailor-made backscene to enhance your model. I have evolved some rather esoteric procedures here, and it may … Continue reading

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Next building underway/ Le prochain bâtiment en fabrication

Just a couple of pictures to show progress with the next set of buildings. These are the houses along the river. I chose them specifically for their eccentric mix of shapes and textures and they are keeping me very well … Continue reading

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Small step, big impact/ petit pas, grand éffet

One can sometimes work away on a model for hours and produce something whose effect is marginal. And sometimes the opposite is true – a simple job whose effect is huge. I have just completed one end of the backscene, … Continue reading

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Opinions wanted!/ Des avis cherchés!

What do you think of this? This is a mock-up of the buildings from Eymoutiers that I had planned for the site next to the bridge. (Those in Tulle are smaller but very dull…) Do the buildings overpower the scene … Continue reading

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More therapy/ Encore de thérapie

Several new developments over recent weeks. The most noticeable is the completion of the house next to the level crossing. Nothing unusual about its construction, though I have made use of York Modelmaking’s diamond tiles for the first time. I … Continue reading

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L’Auberge du Pont

I have used the Christmas period to complete Chez Moreno, the auberge by the bridge. After quite a time convalescing and doing very little, I am finding some gentle modelling to be quite good therapy. The original is a rather … Continue reading

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