Resigned from a national model railway club

I have just resigned from a UK branch of an international model railway association. I advised the Membership secretary that I was not renewing my membership.

Quite quickly I received a reply asking for my reasons, to which I replied. I apologised for the rather negative feelings about the organisation, but these were my views . I then received a lengthy reply which could have been written into an episode of “One foot in the grave”  as from Victor Meldrew. I was taken to task for choosing not to be contacted or not permitting my details included in their membership list. What had I ever done for the organisation etc etc

I did write back commenting why ask and not to take it so personally.

I love model railways as a hobby but not necessarily all those who participate in it.