Category Archives: Planes

Cocktail of the Week – The Aviation

As is probably evident from the picture at the top of this blog, I like planes. I’ve never lost the childish sense of wonder of being at 36,000 feet. It’s something that people patently shouldn’t be able to do – … Continue reading

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First blogiversary!

On 31 October 2010, I started this blog. 1 year, 85 posts, 122 comments and 3632 views later and it’s still going. (To my mild surprise.) I’ve covered models and comics, Harrier jump jets and giant robots. Features like Three Things February and … Continue reading

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Look! It’s the Goodyear Blimp!

(No apology for the Bill & Ted reference) I was visiting one of my employer’s London offices last week when I looked out the window and exclaimed, “Look! It’s an airship!” Once I’d calmed down, one of my colleagues confirmed … Continue reading

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What is best?

Elinor and I are rather fond of the early Schwarzenegger film, “Conan the Barbarian“. In one scene, the future governor of California is asked, “What is best in life?” He replies, “To drive your enemies before you, to crush them, … Continue reading

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OK Computer

And I’m back… Apologies for the lack of posting lately – holidays and various other things have meant that I’ve not had a chance to spend time on the blog lately, but normal(ish) service should now return… Future posts should … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Harrier

As a bit of historic aviation nut, I’m a regular reader of the historic aviation magazine, Aeroplane Monthly. (The only magazine, to my knowledge, that can claim to have interviewed both Bruce Dickinson and Norman Tebbit. But not at the same time.) Next … Continue reading

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