Author Archives: John New jnew@island-publishing.co.uk

Modelling Rufus Castle – Portland (Updated)

The blog may well drift into being mostly model railway posts. This post will be expanded but here is a holding link to a description I posted elsewhere. https://www.rmweb.co.uk/topic/141337-phoenix-yard-including-related-builds-and-stock-mods-etc/?do=findComment&comment=4800753 The real castle The Castle is on the west side of the Island of Portland in Dorset. It overlooks Church Ope Cove. Although often attributed to… Read More »

Not just politicians who twist truth

Gambling companies spend a fortune each year on sponsoring sports clubs and sports organisations; £40M a year according to this report (link below). You don’t shell out that sort of money collectively as an industry if the income results don’t support the premise that it is a good way to advertise. This is a commercial… Read More »