Those of you who follow my ramblings on this blog will have worked out that Panda (Andy Young) and I are good mates and have been messing about with model trains and steam engines together for years. Panda prefers the sedate life of the Talyllyn Railway for his steam fix whilst I get mine at the more manic Festiniog. Every couple of years we manage a bit of a swap or, as we call it, a cultural exchange in which he tries to broaden my horizons and I narrow his. Continue reading