Expecto Animatum!

Another little treat…. My new YouTube channel intro! This will be the intro on my YouTube channel for all VLOGS that I create to accompany the traditional posts I make on this blog.  So, keep an eye out on BurneSyd Magical Muggle Railroad w/ Prof. BurneSyd for new videos periodically.

Rough Display Layout

I have a trifecta of posts coming out in the next couple of days, but for now, here is a little peek into my tentative plans for the track layout: While this is very rudimentary, it nonetheless gives a rough idea of what I’ll be planning on accomplishing.  I’ll be doing a post later on…

Chapter 4: Accio Prospectus!

Now that I’ve established how the Burnesyd Magical Muggle Railway came to be conceived, it’s time to actually talk about what it will be.  I suppose the best place to start that would be in describing the basic conceptual and structural requirements that I’ve determined are necessary.  It’s great to have a wonderful idea, but…

Chapter 3: The Purpose of the Blog

The purpose of this blog is to discuss and document the conceptualization, planning and construction of a unique and personalized, seasonal model train display for our home in my wife’s honor.  It will be centered around her Hogwarts Express O gauge train set and whimsically titled The Burnesyd Magical Muggle Railway.  The model train hobbyist…

Chapter 2: The Death of Hope & the Rise of the Red Hats

The dawn of 2016 was one of light and dark.  On the one hand, we were on the cusp of purchasing our house, a momentous and joyous occasion for my wife and I.  On the other hand, the end of 2015 had brought cancer for my dog Boomer.  The prognosis was dire from the outset,…

Chapter 1: A Pensieve of Christmases Past

Every good journey has to begin with a hero’s call to action, an instigating event that catalyzes the protagonist into action.  To fully understand what this site is about and why I am creating it – as well as why I am creating the Burnesyd Magical Muggle Railway– we must look back into the past,…

Preface

(Or: What is this site about?) So, first of all, this site is not a fan fiction site. Well, that might not be true in the long run.  The site may ultimately fulfill many functions and some moderate fan fiction might end up on its pages; at this point, I can’t guarantee one way or…