Matchbox Monday – BMW “1M” in gold, and a return to realism for MB?

The BMW 1M was a surprise when Matchbox revealed it in 2013, but it was even more surprising for me to find one for sale. You can make fun of the real thing with its lack of space and bizarre styling, but by 2013 the BMW 1M was an exciting little car that is now... 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 →

When you speak too soon…

I may have spoken a little strongly in my last post. My scathing criticism of Matchbox distribution in this country seems to have been met with swift rebuttal. No sooner had I done so, I entered the Poundland stores in my city to be met by an entire wall of Matchbox cars. The pegs were... Continue Reading →

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