#BookReview – BAOR: The Early Years

Peter Blume. BAOR: The Early Years – Vehicles of the British Army of the Rhine, 1945-1979. Erlangen: Tankograd Publishing, 2017 [2006]. Images. 64 pp. The British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) existed from 1945 until 1994 when it became British Forces Germany. Initially formed as the British Army’s occupation force in Germany, the onset of... Continue Reading →

A Visit to the Aviation Heritage Centre at RAAF Base Amberley

This past Sunday, I took a trip out to the Heritage Centre at RAAF Base Amberley with my 5-year-old daughter. Under the control of the RAAF’s History and Heritage Branch that is headed up by an Air Commodore, the Air Force operates several such centres at bases around Australia. Given Australia’s size, these centres are... Continue Reading →

TSR-2 Walkaround

Ok, more a case of some random shots rather than a walkaround per se. Anyway, here are some photos of the BAC TSR-2 at the RAF Museum at Cosford. These shots were taken long before I actually worked for the Museum, but nevertheless, it remains one of those aircraft that whenever I visited the Cosford... Continue Reading →

A Brief Update…

I have not been completely idol recently, I promise. I have been moving along slowly with a few projects. First up is the Bavarian Jager bust from H&V Miniatures. I am now in the final stages of this piece. It is intricate details that need working on, such as buttons and piping. This part helps... Continue Reading →

#WiP – Tamiya 1/48 BA-64B

This is the Tamiya 1/48 BA-64B Soviet armoured car. I started this as a quick weekend project a couple of months ago. However, as usual, I did not build it quickly; I never do! I have not done anything to the kit as the intention is that this will act as a paint mule so... Continue Reading →

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