Saint Etienne

Saint Etienne – 10 of the best

Do you agree with the Guardian’s assessment of the the best 10 from Saint Etienne? Words and Music had some absolute belters……..a difficult choice perhaps? Saint Etienne – 10 of the best In the early 90s, a trio from south-east England set out to fulfil pop’s potential. Nearly 30 years later, they’re still making bold,…

Top Totty – Ellie Gonsalves (NSFW)

Oh Lordy! I have put NSFW just in case, but these are all OK in my book. Aye Carumba! is what I say Still obsessed over this 💕 @justinemarjan you did me proud .. A post shared by ELLIE GONSALVES (@ellie_gonsalves) on Jun 4, 2017 at 8:00am PDT Have a great Memorial Day weekend guys…

BMW Films: The Escape

I am so pleased that these films produced by BMW USA are back. Very stylish, great cinematography, superb stunt work. If you have not seen the originals, try YouTube and look for BMW Films – well worth the watch.  

Matchbox: MB8 – Volvo V60 Polestar (2016)

As a rule now, I no longer collect Matchbox. If you look at the line ups for this year, it is loaded – mostly – full of generic tut. Compare this with 2008 line up with a richness of proper cars. Of course, there is a lot of noise claiming that Matchbox is back. I…

Tomica Series – No.120 SUBARU BRZ

Smart. How to make the best of a casting. The BRZ by Subaru is a virtual copy of the GT86 by Toyota, so what better way to create two models from one casting. My musings are exactly the same for this casting as they were for the Tomica GT86. Not a fan of the silver…

Greenlight up’s the game: The Ford XB Falcon

I mused about the Tokyo Torque castings that were coming from Greenlight which took me by surprise the other day. And then they go and release this (well, it is due at some point): When Biante simply see no market for 1/64, Greenlight drop this one. OK, it is a little Mad Max for me,…

Pixar blow out

Rip off merchants Wheel Collectors boasted that they got these first when they first came out on release. Looking to mug people right off, they whacked up the retail prices of these standard cars to almost double what they were worth – Jackson Storm was approaching double the retail! So upon a visit to Toy…