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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.

My Forum Posts (1832) [ Topics Started ]

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My Feature Articles

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

My Reviews

1.Jerry Can and Fuel Drum SetBY BRONCO MODELS ENGLISH
2.M1114 HMMWVBY T-MODEL ENGLISH
3.ISU-122BY ZVEZDA ENGLISH
4.Ju87G-2 & JS-2BY ACADEMY ENGLISH
5.Churchill Mk.IV AVREBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
6.Panther A Late ProductionBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
7.Churchill Mk. III AVREBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
8.SU-100BY ZVEZDA ENGLISH
9.Panther Ausf.A EarlyBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
10.Centurion Mark 1BY CROMWELL MODELS ENGLISH
11.Armor of Donbass Pt 1BY NEW PENGUIN ENGLISH
12.WW1 Mk.I Tank Decal SetsBY NEW PENGUIN ENGLISH
13.Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf CBY HOBBY BOSS ENGLISH
14.Sturmpanzer IVBY HOBBY BOSS ENGLISH
15.New Chinese Main Battle TankBY MENG KIDS ENGLISH
16.T-34/85 Model 1944 Factory 183BY AFV CLUB ENGLISH
17.Lenses for 2S1 GvozdikaBY SKP MODEL ENGLISH
18.Albion 3-Point FuellerBY AIRFIX ENGLISH
19.Bedford MWDBY AIRFIX ENGLISH
20.Hungarian GendarmerieBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
21.Hungarian 2nd Army Set IBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
22.Lynx APCBY ARMADA HOBBY ENGLISH
23.Large Fir TreesBY NOCH ENGLISH
24.Winery ''Hauser-Bühler''BY NOCH ENGLISH
25.T-72 GCT 155mm AU-F1BY HOBBY BOSS ENGLISH
26.Sd.Kfz.10 Ausf.A w/5cm Pak 38BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
27.Mark I 'Male' Tank GazaBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
28.Office BarrackBY NOCH ENGLISH
29.Panzerfahre FahrendeckBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
30.Quarry Rock WallBY NOCH ENGLISH
31.Hungarian Tank RaidersBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
32.Hungarian Tank CrewBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
33.Gravel Plant BY NOCH ENGLISH
34.Bergepanther mit Pz.IV TurmBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
35.Corrugate Iron Shed BY NOCH ENGLISH
36.Panther Ausf D Late ProductionBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
37.City HouseBY MINIART ENGLISH
38.5.5cm Zwilling FlakpanzerBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
39.Panzerfahre IIBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
40.Ka-Mi Tank w/Floating Pontoon BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
41.City BuildingBY MINIART ENGLISH
42.Livestock Set Vol.1BY RIICH MODELS ENGLISH
43.Sd.Kfz.231 PanzerspähwagenBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
44.Panzerfähre LWSBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
45.Zugkraftwagen 1t (Sd.Kfz.10)BY MPK MODELLBAU ENGLISH
46.Panzerjäger Marder II BY MPK MODELLBAU ENGLISH
47.Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.MBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
48.Supacat JackalBY AIRFIX ENGLISH
49.Pz.Kpfw VI Ausf.B King TigerBY AIRFIX ENGLISH
50.Ford V3000 TruckBY HUNOR PRODUCT ENGLISH
51.Sd.Kfz.263 (8 Rad)BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
52.Opel Blitz AmbulanceBY FUJIMI ENGLISH
53.Roden VielfachwerferBY RODEN ENGLISH
54.M-72 MotorcycleBY ZVEZDA ENGLISH
55.MaultierBY NUTS & BOLTS ENGLISH
56.FAQ2 by Mig JimenezBY AK INTERACTIVE ENGLISH
57.2cm FlakvierlingBY NUTS & BOLTS ENGLISH
58.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.