Sometimes I feel that there are those that are just plain sadists…..

It has been quite a while since I last put my fingers to the keyboard and drummed up some words of wisdom regarding this fantastic hobby of mine and this has been for numerous reasons, life of course gets in the way and keeps me away from the workbench and my keyboard whether that isContinue reading “Sometimes I feel that there are those that are just plain sadists…..”

There are times when some of my fellow modellers make me mad…..

Please excuse the title, I was not too sure how to express how certain members of the modelling fraternity make me feel. There is a lot off laziness in the hobby and one of the things that boils my piss more than those that post on forums and social media about what colour they shouldContinue reading “There are times when some of my fellow modellers make me mad…..”

Another year over and am I any wiser?

As the sun begins to set on another year here at  average modeller HQ and I find myself sitting at the workbench pondering over what has been a reasonable modelling year all round, yes I could have finished more models, yes I could have attended more shows and yes I could have blogged a bitContinue reading “Another year over and am I any wiser?”

It’s that time of year once again….. is it too early to panic??

Modelling has been on the back burner over the last few months, well actually most of this year due to many reasons, my health, life in general,  lack of inspiration and of course work which has been particularly stressful with much going on especially over the summer and with the couple of weeks that IContinue reading “It’s that time of year once again….. is it too early to panic??”

Here we go again……..

(picture courtesy of http://www.92sqdn.brushhouse.co.uk/planes.html.) This Blog post is dedicated to the memory of Squadron Leader Geoffrey Wellum DFC. Since my last musings bench time has been at a premium as work and just life in general just seem to have gotten in the way, as much as I try and eek out some time here andContinue reading “Here we go again……..”

A return to the bench, the return of the usual frustrations and what’s next?

After many months spent away from the bench whilst I refurbished the old workroom in all honesty I have not done much modelling since just before Telford last November this is due to many reasons and not just the fact that I had dismantled my desk and thrown it away. So over the last coupleContinue reading “A return to the bench, the return of the usual frustrations and what’s next?”