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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Hot Wheels Hot Hatch: 2016 Ford Focus RS

The third generation Ford Focus RS was hotly anticipated to continue its namesake's chart-topping success in the UK, but also marked the debut of the model in the US market - so no wonder Hot Wheels chose to make it. I was lucky enough to find it today, and doesn't it just look fabulous in... 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 →

Recent Finds

There are lots of features lined up for the Christmas season. However, it's been a little tricky finding the time, with me making the magazine and writing a number of features elsewhere recently. However, my recent Matchbox and Hot Wheels finds are looking very good indeed, and I can't wait to get some photo shoots... Continue Reading →

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