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Hi mates, Every year I promise I'll build more than a handful of models. 2018 was such a year - and again I was unable to deliver on my promise. Just four lousy models left the workbench at Chateau Oiseau de la Marine. Maybe there is some immutable law of physics that is preventing me from building more. But this will not prevent me from boldly predicting that in 2019, I will build more models! Many more! What do you think? Can I do it? Or is this just the wistful wanderings of a wrinkled old man? Here is the meager output from 2018: 1:72 BAC TSR.2 (complete
Hi mates, 2017 was an interesting year. Not as much modelling as I would have liked, but at least I finished a few things. Life got in the way again, with the usual assortment of maladies that keep you away from the bench. Every year I promise to do better... So what exactly did I accomplish this past year? 1:72 Hawker Sea Harrier FRS.1 (completed February 2017) Fujimi/Hasegawa You know, for a guy who calls himself Navy Bird it's amazing that I didn't have a Sea Harrier in my collection. However, I had a couple of kits in the stash, so it wa
Hi mates, Last year I only managed to complete four models, just dreadful. I did a little better this year mainly due to my chemo regimen getting a bit easier. I'm now in full maintenance mode and the specific batch of chemicals doesn't seem to knock me down so much. I think I would have done even more this past year if it wasn't for the arrival of grandchild number four (the first boy!) and the other grandchildren advancing to the point where you can have a sort of conversation with them. Plus it's so cute when my granddaughter comes over and the first thing she does is go to my K