Aurora model kits

Unfashionable Pursuits: Can We revive Childhood Hobbies?

I wasn’t capable of building models without gluing my eyelids. Like many of my friends, I grew up without a television. My grandmotherĀ disapproved of shouting and running on a Sunday, and never bought a TV because she thought it would irradiate the brain and destroy the art of conversation. When she finally succumbed, she hung […]

A Mantlepiece Of Horrors

Still clearing out cupboards, I discovered my original model of this… I had all of the Aurora model kits lined up on my childhood mantlepiece, including the rather boring Witch and Godzilla, but here’s a company that makes authentic-looking new versions of models. In the light of shows like the near-pornographic ‘True Blood’, these kits […]