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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Wow! The beautiful Best of Matchbox (Best of The World) Series 2

I have had a rather miserable weekend, thanks to a very painful neck injury. Doing all the housework is less fun when you can't move your neck, left arm, or bend down, or breathe without there being a nasty grinding pain at the back of your head! Fortunately, the new Best of World series by... 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 →

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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