My first Americana, Part 1: The beautiful die-cast works of Castline and Greenlight

The blog has been quiet but I have been not. I have got so much stuff to get through that I just don't know how I am going to manage it all before the year is out on top of my other commitments. But I am glad to finally be getting some stuff out. It... Continue Reading →

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The Matchbox NYPD 5 Pack doesn’t really belong in the UK, or in my collection – but it is here nonetheless

One of my favourite parts of collecting Matchbox cars are the 5-packs - the fully licensed sets look fabulous and provide an inexpensive way to instantly bolster your collection. Not all of them are great - I can quite happily pass on the construction sets, the military-style vehicles and the product placement cars (think SpongeBob... 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 →

Diorama!

Thanks for your patience. For the past couple of weeks, I've been working on my diorama, amongst other life-related things. Be sure to head over to my Super-easy-diorama page if you want to see how I did it. I finally have  a place to show off my Hot Wheels in style, so to celebrate, have this... Continue Reading →

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