Hello and welcome to my home on the Internet.

My name is Chris Roper, and these pages are devoted to some of my major interests, including my hobbies, community, career and family.

I hope that you find something of interest to you, and enjoy your visit.




National Sea Rescue Institute

I am a crewmember of the National Sea Rescue Institute, Station 8, Hout Bay.
For Information about Station 8 click the heading above. For more information about the NSRI as a whole click on the logo to the left of this text.

Rotary Club of Hout Bay

I am a member of the Rotary Club of Hout Bay. The local page is undergoing some repairs at the moment, but the logo to the left will take you to the Rotary International web site.


Evolution of a N Gauge - 3' x 5' Layout for the absolute beginner

I have produced a tutorial, to assist people to get started in model Railroading, if you are interested, click on the Boxcar to the left. This Tutorial is as a step by step guide. It will take the beginner from this basic loop, to a fully operating model railroad, in small easy steps. It also means that we can start running trains right from the start, which is, after all, our reason for wanting a layout.