(not) On the bench #3
Sep30

(not) On the bench #3

How to maintain a hobby when the post office is losing your models – and then refuse to refund the costs? As I wrote a couple of days ago I’ve been having major problems with the company that took over the Swedish post office a couple of years ago – PostNord. I’m not alone in having these problems and they are a recurring headline in the evening news, and this not for their excellence but for their constant...

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On the bench #2
Sep13

On the bench #2

Quality? Are we too forgiving or should we start to demand some responsibility? Due to a recent event, that almost killed all my creativity for scale modelling, I want to voice my opinions regarding quality. The quality of the kits and components we use in scale modelling. When I started scale modelling the kits were wonky, expensive and the paints were just awful. My kits looked like they’d been painted with a hammer so...

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On the bench #1
Sep11

On the bench #1

So what’s “On the bench” then? Well, it’s my kind of modelling diary. I partake in a couple of forums and other places to meet and discuss on the internet but none of these places have a section for “diary” type of posts. Another large forum, which I’m also the admin, has an diary area where people can write about their activities. Most of it is directly about the subject – in this case...

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