The Rough Draft

If you can't go through it. Go around it.

Keeping a 70 plus year old Lancaster in flying condition is no easy feat.   The engine rebuilds alone come in at $125,000.00 a piece.  Because of this they only rebuild two engines a year.  One is done and there’s still one to go.  Now I’m a member of the museum so I wasn’t going …

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Seems like it’s feast or famine when it comes to me and car and bike shows.  One of the guys who was at the Vintage Car Show at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum asked me if I’d like to come out the the Georgetown festival.  I’ve been working in Georgetown for the last month.  I …

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While I did sample greatly the charms of shooting with the Edge 80 tilted and shifted.  There is a lot to be said for just walking around and looking at stuff at ground level.  These kind of shows always have a cool vibe as everybody is a fan and everybody has a car they want …

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If there’s one thing I like about the Warplane Heritage Museum is that it’s an involved museum.  It’s part of the community and it works hard to do so and to raise the funds to keep their collection flying.  It feels like a place where there is always something going on, because there is something …

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Aircraft have been my thing as far as I can remember.  They’ve been part of the family history for generations.  My great grandfather worked for the Grahame – White Company one of the earliest aviation firms in the UK.  My Grandfather joined the RAF when he was 16 and served on ground crew for the …

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My new membership cards arrived this week so seeing as there were no plant emergencies to worry about and I actually had a day off, Darleen and I too Colin the the Canadian Warplane Museum in Hamilton.  I of course have been dying to try out my new Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic to try and …

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I was talking to my brother in law last night about him getting a bike.  As I’m bike mad, he was asking me for advise.  Being bike mad I of course have opinions.  These are shaped by my own prejudice as are all opinions, for better or for worse.  Having a bike is a long …

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