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  England - South East, United Kingdom

Occupation: Information Manager
Interests: Trying to understand what is going on. Also old movies, art and increasingly strange music. It's all a moving target though, except the family, which is a constant.
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About firstcircle
Earliest model memory is a Super Sabre my grandmother bought for me in around 1972. We cut the pieces off the sprue with an ivory handled butter knife. Have always dabbled in painting and making things, and rediscovered doing that with plastic in 2008. Vowed then to complete the 30 year old stash, and have made some progress. For me this hobby goes intimately hand in hand with BBC Radio 3's evening schedule.

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My Feature Articles

1.Trumpeter E-100 Ausf-BTANKS ENGLISH
2.On Track Military Model Show 2017SHOWS/EVENTS ENGLISH
3.On Track 2016SHOWS/EVENTS ENGLISH
4.Sparmax Max-4 AirbrushTOOLS & SUPPLIES ENGLISH
5.Sparmax Arism Compressor ReviewAFVS ENGLISH
6.Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917MUSEUMS & COLLECTIONS ENGLISH
7.Cliff-Side RoadRURAL ENGLISH
8.On Track 2014SHOWS/EVENTS ENGLISH
9.Matchbox AFV Nostalgia Campaign IIARMOR/AFV ENGLISH
10.M13/40 Ariete Division, Tripoli 01-1941TANKS ENGLISH
11.History on Wheels Museum, Eton, EnglandMUSEUMS & COLLECTIONS ENGLISH
12.Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf. H ARMOR/AFV ENGLISH

My Reviews

1.40M Turan IBY IBG MODELS ENGLISH
2.Type 94 Tankette with TrailersBY IBG MODELS ENGLISH
3.Mark I Male Gun BarrelsBY JK RESIN ENGLISH
4.StuG.III Ausf.FBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
5.Type 94 TanketteBY IBG MODELS ENGLISH
6.Jerry Can and Fuel Drum SetBY BRONCO MODELS ENGLISH
7.M1114 HMMWVBY T-MODEL ENGLISH
8.ISU-122BY ZVEZDA ENGLISH
9.Ju87G-2 & JS-2BY ACADEMY ENGLISH
10.Churchill Mk.IV AVREBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
11.Panther A Late ProductionBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
12.Churchill Mk. III AVREBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
13.SU-100BY ZVEZDA ENGLISH
14.Panther Ausf.A EarlyBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
15.Centurion Mark 1BY CROMWELL MODELS ENGLISH
16.Armor of Donbass Pt 1BY NEW PENGUIN ENGLISH
17.WW1 Mk.I Tank Decal SetsBY NEW PENGUIN ENGLISH
18.Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf CBY HOBBY BOSS ENGLISH
19.Sturmpanzer IVBY HOBBY BOSS ENGLISH
20.New Chinese Main Battle TankBY MENG KIDS ENGLISH
21.T-34/85 Model 1944 Factory 183BY AFV CLUB ENGLISH
22.Lenses for 2S1 GvozdikaBY SKP MODEL ENGLISH
23.Albion 3-Point FuellerBY AIRFIX ENGLISH
24.Bedford MWDBY AIRFIX ENGLISH
25.Hungarian GendarmerieBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
26.Hungarian 2nd Army Set IBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
27.Lynx APCBY ARMADA HOBBY ENGLISH
28.Large Fir TreesBY NOCH ENGLISH
29.Winery ''Hauser-Bühler''BY NOCH ENGLISH
30.T-72 GCT 155mm AU-F1BY HOBBY BOSS ENGLISH
31.Sd.Kfz.10 Ausf.A w/5cm Pak 38BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
32.Mark I 'Male' Tank GazaBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
33.Office BarrackBY NOCH ENGLISH
34.Panzerfahre FahrendeckBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
35.Quarry Rock WallBY NOCH ENGLISH
36.Hungarian Tank RaidersBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
37.Hungarian Tank CrewBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
38.Gravel Plant BY NOCH ENGLISH
39.Bergepanther mit Pz.IV TurmBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
40.Corrugate Iron Shed BY NOCH ENGLISH
41.Panther Ausf D Late ProductionBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
42.City HouseBY MINIART ENGLISH
43.5.5cm Zwilling FlakpanzerBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
44.Panzerfahre IIBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
45.Ka-Mi Tank w/Floating Pontoon BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
46.City BuildingBY MINIART ENGLISH
47.Livestock Set Vol.1BY RIICH MODELS ENGLISH
48.Sd.Kfz.231 PanzerspähwagenBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
49.Panzerfähre LWSBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
50.Zugkraftwagen 1t (Sd.Kfz.10)BY MPK MODELLBAU ENGLISH
51.Panzerjäger Marder II BY MPK MODELLBAU ENGLISH
52.Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.MBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
53.Supacat JackalBY AIRFIX ENGLISH
54.Pz.Kpfw VI Ausf.B King TigerBY AIRFIX ENGLISH
55.Ford V3000 TruckBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
56.Sd.Kfz.263 (8 Rad)BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
57.Opel Blitz AmbulanceBY FUJIMI ENGLISH
58.Roden VielfachwerferBY RODEN ENGLISH
59.M-72 MotorcycleBY ZVEZDA ENGLISH
60.MaultierBY NUTS & BOLTS ENGLISH
61.FAQ2 by Mig JimenezBY AK INTERACTIVE ENGLISH
62.2cm FlakvierlingBY NUTS & BOLTS ENGLISH
63.WWI Female TankBY AIRFIX ENGLISH

My Awards


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Ancient Airfix: Modellers who complete their model within the time period of the campaign will be awarded the Ancient Airfix ribbon
Braille Battlefield Award: This award signifies the person that receives it has completed the requirements of the Braille Battlefield Campaign. The symbolism of the award is that the 'BB' is not only an acronym for the campaign name but also a small weapon projectile; thereby small scale. The arrows represent unit movement as might appear on a military map.
Matchbox AFV Nostalgia: This award signifies completion of the Matchbox AFV Nostalgia II Campaign
Matchbox Nostalgia Campaign Ribbon: The prestigious MNC ribbon will be awarded to those that successfully complete the campaign requirements.