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If I may be self-indulgent for a moment, I must admit I didn’t think I’d see the day that my little website, solely maintained and updated by myself, would ever see the magic number of a quarter million hits. To be honest, I’m very humbled and, of course, very, very pleased. As it became apparent […]

The old saying of “If it looks right, it flies right” is not to be taken lightly. Before computer controls, that was a good rule of thumb. So, then, I’m assuming that you can also say “If it looks fat, slow and pedestrian, it’ll fly like a moving truck” and be similarly correct. Well, as […]

All good things must come to and end, and so it was with the once-illustrious “Chevy Nova” nameplate. Bowing out in 1979, the final Nova was a de-tuned, lacklustre ghost of it’s former self. Now, MPC had always had a way to taking outdated models and making them into something fresh and new, or at […]

Inspiration is a funny thing. It can come from anywhere, and usually no two people will get inspired the same way from the same thing! However, a lot of modelling isn’t based on inspiration. Instead, a lot of modelling is about recreating, in miniature, the details of a real thing or event. that doesn’t mean, […]

For many, when they think of the cars of the “fabulous Fifties”, images wild colours, acres of chrome, and fins that would make the Panavia Tornado jealous, are what spring immediately to mind. To them, I say “Bah!” That’s waaay to normal for here at the Lagoon. However, there were other parts of the world […]

The development of the submarine as a decisive weapon started in WWI and definitely reached maturity in WWII. Most people even slightly familiar with WWII know about the “U-Boat Menace” that scared even the nigh-unflappable Churchill. One class of submarine, though, that gets relatively little (pun intended) of the limelight though, are the midget submarines. […]

First off, a Merry Christmas to any readers who celebrate it! I would like to extend my wishes for a safe and happy Christmas Season and a Happy New Year to all of you! Since December is a generally grey and cruddy month weather-wise, at least where I live, I thought the Holidays could use […]