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RIP : Albert Uderzo (1927 – 2020)

Before I knew of the existence of American comics, there was Tintin and Asterix. Albert Underzo is the Frenchman who drew all the Asterix comics from my childhood. From Asterix the Gaul to Asterix and the Magic Carpet, these 28 volumes formed an indelible part of my childhood and made me unconsciously learn about European …...

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Happy Lunar Year!

May the new year bring more fortune, luck and time for everyone’s hobbies! This year’s Lunar New Year follows very closely to the Gregorian New Year so it’s rush rush rush to family gatherings and matters. Back to regular scheduled content very soon!...

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Top Gun: Maverick!

Brilliant! That F-14 at the end sure looks very CGI but Cruise has also said they did a lot of practical effects for the aircraft scenes. Can’t wait for this one!...

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A visit to the War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City

I took a short family holiday to Vietnam over the Ramadan holidays and on the schedule was a visit to the War Remnants Musuem in Ho Chi Minh City. Before normalization of relations with the US, this museum was called “Exhibition House for Crimes of War and Aggression”. Ahhh Vietnam, not burying the lead at …...

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Happy Chinese New Year

Wishing everyone a merry Chinese New Year. May the new year bring more fortune, luck and time for their hobbies!...

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Merry Christmas!

May we have peace on Earth and goodwill toward all Man....

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RIP : Stan Lee (1922 – 2018)

Stan Lee died today and the world seems smaller now. His works has been such a big influence in most people’s lives: who on this planet doesn’t know Captain America, Hulk, Thor (the comics version), Iron Man and Spider-Man? So good night Stan Lee. In your immortal words: Excelsior! Rest well.  ...

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Interlude : 1/87 Miniature Project

Over the last few days I’ve been helping my friend with a commercial project using 1/87 scale figures. Due to its commercial nature, I can’t show the final figures and pictures. I can however, show this one figure I modified from a mountain climber into a guy in a bathrobe. It’s a rejected figure that …...

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Holiday over. Back on the saddle!

I’ve been away from the workbench due to a short holiday to the United Kingdom. Not much on the hobby front there but I did pop by a Warhammer shop. More soon after I write up a small article on it. I’ll get back to finishing my Gustav as soon as I finish unpacking and …...

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The need for speed!

Yep! I feel it! Although it’s too bad the Super Hornet is just not as sexy as the Tomcat. View this post on Instagram #Day1 A post shared by Tom Cruise (@tomcruise) on May 30, 2018 at 10:40pm PDT...

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