Vintage Treasures Part 2: American Ford Station Wagon

In continuing with the previous post's theme of "very old models I got for a very reasonable price because the person selling it wasn't exploiting collectors online/didn't know very much about Matchbox cars", the next model I get to showcase is the original Matchbox "American Ford Station Wagon". Once again, here is a model I... Continue Reading →

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Surf’s up! The newest tourist resort in Paradise Cove…

If I disappear for a few days, chances are I'm extremely busy writing articles for another publication, or I'm fiddling about with something trivial. This time, it was the latter! Remembering my time in the Caribbean, I suddenly had an urge to build one of those little shopping villages surrounded by colourful and rustic architecture.... Continue Reading →

Majorette Gifts…

Some photos of the Majorette cars I'll be sending to a friend in the USA, who sadly cannot find these beautiful models himself. I hope he likes them! I bought these today from Toys R Us, which has been providing a good stock of them recently. However, they are a little pricey - the gift... Continue Reading →

Car of the year 2016

It was difficult coming up with a way to end the year. It's been a bad one for most people... what with all the celebrity deaths and the political upheaval both here and across the seas, there've been complaints aplenty. For me, it's not been so bad! Especially for Jasmine's Garage, which has grown more... Continue Reading →

Muscle Mania

Hot Wheels are always going to catch the eye. They just pop, which is what keeps me coming back. I'm not hard to please, and bright colours have always been my way of finding small joy in the world. I mean, I like the cars too. But the colour adds to it. It helps when... Continue Reading →

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