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Derek Kettlety
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Another chance to catch Karl for FREE
This weekend there will be another chance to download the first book of Karl's adventures for FREE on Amazon Kindle. The Kindle edition will be free to download between Friday 7th October and Tuesday 11th October 2016 Amazon.co.uk Amazon.com So join the goo...

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Varnished At Last
It’s been a long time coming, but finally the haunted house has been varnished. Last weekend, after blowing up the mower, I decided that Sunday would be dedicated to the models, weather permitting.  Fortunately the weather was, quite breezy but warm, so wit...

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Varnished At Last
It’s been a long time coming, but finally the haunted house has been varnished. Last weekend, after blowing up the mower, I decided that Sunday would be dedicated to the models, weather permitting.  Fortunately the weather was, quite breezy but warm, so wit...

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Karl Gets Kindle Preview Tool
The pages on the blog dedicated to the trilogy that tell the story of Karl Axilion, the boy who should never have been born, now have Kindle style previews courtesy of Amazon. This allows you to view, Kindle style, the beginning of each adventure as if you ...

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June Update
Thought I would share a quick update on some of the models
that have been gathering on the workbench. The four larger additions to the coffee stick ghost town
have all now been undercoated and have received their first round of brown
shading, the burnt umbe...

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And so it begins
Now that I have finally succeeded in the annual rediscovery of the back garden, hacking through the undergrowth that looks like a scene from the ' Lift After Humans' DVDs, I can venture forth and start sanding down and painting some of the models built duri...

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Little Houses Part Two
So far so good, getting somewhere with these smaller models. Continuing on, a little later than planned* from my previous post . Roofs are on and I even managed over the recent back holiday to get a lot of tiles cut ready to stick on to them. They are now b...

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Little Houses Part One
Getting too large One thing I've noticed recently is that the models are
getting larger. There are not many basic homes coming out of the coffee stick
ghost town production run. Aside from using random boxes used as the basic
structure, I think I'm getting ...

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A Stitch In Time
The B&W section, how many can you name? In the last post I mentioned that other things have taken my attention
above building the ghost town. So what have I been up to? Well the heating hasn’t
been behaving too well, so I have been retiring earlier than nor...

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Two Minutes Modelling
With my attention somewhat distracted on other projects at
the moment, the collection of boxes saved for recycling and the stack of sticks
are stocking up and the ghost town remains as a pile of pieces. With all of the
materials stacking up in the kitchen I...
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