The Rough Draft

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

This one is going to be long and picture heavy. I used to be an avid modeller, it’s how I met my wife (she was working at the hobby shop where I hung my models). I built models up until the point where we started to have kids and after that there really wasn’t time …

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As there is with all model shows, there’s the science fiction and fantasy category. As time goes on it’s becoming obvious that this category needs a bit of expansion via sub classes as it was easily one of the most packed tables and some of the work like the one above were exquisite. In fact …

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This is the third Heritagecon I’ve attended. There was a huge dealer section this year and while there was a good turnout of modellers and their completed kits it wasn’t quite as good as last year, at least in the diorama categories. I’ll admit, I’m always more drawn to the strange, the scratchbuilt and the …

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I had every intention of going to the Motorcycle Spring Show early on Saturday but my Mini Cooper S decided to have an engine issue about five minutes from my house, which required me to turn around and limp it to my mechanic’s just round the corner. Then by the time I’d gotten my wife’s …

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I just heard about the Trans Mass. Trail and I’ve spent a bit of time looking at it on Google Maps and seen a few videos of it on Youtube. It looks interesting and picturesque with a pavement and dirt ratio that looks very doable for even those riders who don’t have a lot of …

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  Opinions in motorcycle circles are plentiful and will always get a discussion going. Just ask about what’s the best oil to use and stand back. About a week ago, I picked up my first two star review of Two Wheeled Maniac. Now no writer wants to get a bad review or even worse a …

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I thought I’d post this up just to give some of my impressions of breaking in to the Independent publishing arena. I still have lots to learn and a long way to go but seeing how things are at the beginning of a process can give you deeper insight as to where you might be …

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