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Ex-paddy pat living in the Low Country, as a wise man once said you come for the women and stay for the kids !
I have been modelling since I was a kid and picked it up again as an adult during a brief period of unemployment nearly thirty year again and have used it to keep me sane ever since.

My interest has evolved over the years ;from general all-rounder onto specialised in Luftwaffe WWII Night fighters and actually made models and dioramas with Atlantik Wall bunkers and Luftwaffe ground radar for a local museum. Eventually I got sick of RLM 74/75/76 on every bloody thing and build just about anything now.

Special interest now is anything Irish, but I am very Catholic in my taste and find everything of interest. Modelling to me has to tell a story otherwise it’s just painted plastic so the history of what I build is important to me.

Hasegawa Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien 1:48

Here is one I finished up last year ; its Hasegawa's 1/48 Ki-61-i Tei Hien . I bought it as part of a double boxing along with its sister Ki-100 I Otsu. I finished it up as a Chinese Nationalist aircraft just to have a different one from the u[...]

ESCI Mirage F1AZ 1:48

This is my second contribution, and it ties in with my first ; it’s the Mirage F1 AZ in 1:48 of the South Africa Air Force (SAAF) during the early eighties. This a/c was crucial in lending tactical air-ground support to the various SADF expediti[...]

Eduard’s Mirage III CZ SAAF 1982 in 1:48

My first post here on Imodeler! Just a few pics of this lovely kit. It is Eduard's  Mirage III CZ SAAF 1982 in 1:48. I used the Profipack version and finished it in the kit decals for nr. 800 2 Eskader/ 2 Squadron of the SAAF Waterkloof 1982. [...]