Inktober 2019 – STAR TREKKIN’

Another October, another Inktober! As usual, I eschew the prompts, and draw characters from shows I like. This year, I picked all of the Star Trek franchise, so I had plenty of choice.... My previous Inktobers for 2018 and 2017 are here and here!

MY NAME: THE BOOK

I get so many emails from people with my name spelled incorrectly, in spite of the replying party having my correctly-spelled name IN THE EMAIL ADDRESS. So, after months of procrastination, I gathered a tonne of these misspellings together, and put them into a book, and decided to crowdfund it. The campaign is here, if … Continue reading MY NAME: THE BOOK

Treforest Tin Works

William Crawshay II first started a tinplate rolling mill on site in 1794, and following a rebuild in 1834, by the mid 1800s it was the largest tin works in Britain. It was managed by Crawshay's son Francis. The works were abandoned by the Crawshay family in 1857 and in 1861, the whole property reverted … Continue reading Treforest Tin Works

Attending TFNation 2019…

SO.  On August 17th & 18th, I'll be in attendance at TFNation, the frankly brilliant Transformers convention that succeeded Auto Assembly. The past two years, I've attended simply as an attendee (albeit contributing behind the scenes in a minimal fashion with intro videos and writing the Saturday script readings). This year however, I'm back on … Continue reading Attending TFNation 2019…

Kris Mods Stuff – Episode 8

Before Christmas 2018, I set out to get a replica BAFTA award for my great mate Dan. But turns out, replica BAFTA's ain't cheap, but I am. So, what with it being one letter different, I made him a BACTA Award, from a Star Wars Bacta Tank playset. Here's how I did it - a … Continue reading Kris Mods Stuff – Episode 8