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My modelling interests centred originally around aircraft, but other projects include armour, civilian vehicles, figures, ships and dioramas, and these have achieved gold-medal standards at the British Nationals and other regional exhibitions.

I've had a few projects featured in photo galleries on Cybermodeler, Armorama, and Aeroscale, but find I'm never really satisfied with a completed model, and so keep building in hope of achieving that elusive 'perfect model'.

I enjoy looking at the work of other modellers, for inspiration.

International Space Station (in Paper)

I am the ghost of Christmas past... It’s been three or four years since I posted anything here, mainly because I don’t build models anymore. That said, for reasons still unclear to me, I decided to build a 1:100 model of the ISS in [...]

Farewell Tour 5

“Long Walk Home” - Polish Lancer, Retreat from Russia, 1812. A 230mm resin figure, from Bonapartes Military Models.

Farewell Tour 4

“When the Smoke Had Cleared” - Waterloo, 1815. Three individual 120mm resin figures from Mitch’s Military Models, worked into a Napoleonic vignette.

Farewell Tour 3

“To the End” - Russian Grenadiers, St Petersburg Regiment, Borodino, 1812. A 250mm resin piece from Bonapartes Military Models.

Farewell Tour 2

From Bonapartes Military Models, a 230mm resin “bustorama” of a mounted samurai, modelled by me as Kusunoki Masashige (14th century).

Farewell Tour 1

For various issues, I stood down from most social media modelling forums over the last several months, but still managed to complete a few projects, which I’m posting here in a short sequence of Headlines. That said, I’m now on [...]

Year in Review

I was looking back at the past year’s work, and see I ‘lost’ three months at the beginning of the year on my HMB Endeavour project, but was glad I did it. The middle part of the year was dominated by biplane projects, and in the [...]

Band of Brothers

A 230mm Napoleonic figure vignette in resin, based on La Grand Armée's retreat from Russia in 1812. The figures, "Hussar and Drummer Boy" and "Infantryman", are from Bonapartes Military Models, and are sculpted by [...]

HK Models Lanc.

Now available to pre-order, it’s been announced. Contact your local hobby centre for details. Price estimated at around $330 USD...

Wingnut Wings announces 1/32 scale Handley Page O/400

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, WnW announces the 2019 release of their Handley Page 0/400.