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No Fixed Abode, Home Counties, United Kingdom
I’m a 51-year-old Aspergic CAD-Monkey. Sardonic, cynical and with the political leanings of a social reformer, I’m also a toy and model figure collector, particularly interested in the history of plastics and plastic toys. Other interests are history, current affairs, modern art, and architecture, gardening and natural history. I love plain chocolate, fireworks and trees but I don’t hug them, I do hug kittens. I hate ignorance, when it can be avoided, so I hate the 'educational' establishment and pity the millions they’ve failed with teaching-to-test and rote 'learning' and I hate the short-sighted stupidity of the entire ruling/industrial elite, with their planet destroying fascism and added “buy-one-get-one-free”. I also have no time for fools and little time for the false crap we're all supposed to pretend we haven't noticed, or the games we're supposed to play. I will 'bite the hand that feeds' to remind it why it feeds.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

News, Views Etc...Usual Round-up

There is a seemingly never-ending stream of these now, but I never tire of them and they all give you that 'I wish I'd thought of that first' moment!

Tanaka Tatsuya - playing with food

Soldiers in Siloth, a museum of Toy Soldiers is mounting a WWI exhibition, their own website isn't as clear as the press release, so here's the press release!

Cumbria Crack (not sure that's how you spell it Cumbria?)

Nice small-scale dioramas in Belarus

Minsk Museum

And finally...

Giant Toy Soldiers

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