When our show year started ‘Covid’ might have been the name of a shelf-unit in a well-known Swedish furniture store for all we knew. The Bolton, Halifax - with Shuttleworth on the same day - and then Peterborough shows were a great success for us. We had our new SIG144 banners on the stand and the members were showing some outstanding work. The year to come was looking good.
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Small Scale Stingers
Huw Morgan stirs up a tiny nest of Hornets.
Hasegawa’s 1/48 Shoki as a 47th Sentai Gunned Escort Fighter
Tempest II in 1/48 - A lockdown conversion using Airwaves’ venerable resin set.
AH-64D Long Bow Apache By Rafał Lebioda
Thunderflash. Bang. Wallop. What a picture!
Aurelio Reale models the RF-84F in Italian Air Force colours
Ferocious Eastern Feline
Jeremy Moore strokes Arma’s FM-2 to purr-fection.
The Aero L-29 Delfin (Dolphin) was a military jet trainer and light attack aircraft manufactured in Czechoslovakia by Aero Vodochody.
From Lynx to Wildcat
Coronavirus has had many impacts on our lives over the past eleven months, many of them difficult, some of them tragic and most of them generally frustrating. To be faced suddenly with a situation where our lives are not our own to control, where we are unable to pursue the joys and pleasures we take for granted, and instead find ourselves all too often restricted to our own four walls is not something that is comfortable.
Salmson & Dai Nippon
Evangelos Vassilopoulos builds GasPatch Models’ Furanso no teisatsuki
Me 262 Mach 1 Mystery
Did the Reich get there first?
ANIRUDH DHANDA explores the way memories trigger heartfelt events and people from the past, and remind us of situations that evoke emotional responses. Is this what being human is all about?
OVER HILL, OVER DALE
The wild, windswept landscapes and industrial-age towns of Yorkshire, in northeastern England, might seem like an unlikely setting for a cultural and culinary groundswell. But in fact, as JOSHUA LEVINE finds, this has always been a place that fosters proudly unexpected points of view.
THE ROAD TO GLORY
As we approach a year ending in ‘One’ and look forward to celebrating a number of anniversaries of our previous trophy triumphs, in each matchday programme this season we’ll reflect on one game that we played along the road to glory in one of those successes.
DO you think Roald Dahl was the only person in the land to pronounce the flower’s name correctly? Dahlias were not named after him, but after Anders Dahl, one of Linnaeus’s Swedish pupils in the late 18th century. Not a bad accolade, I reckon. Young Dahl must have been pretty hot stuff to deserve such an honour.
Test & Trace fails at-risk city
AROUND half the people exposed to Covid-19 in Wakefield, West Yorks, have yet to be contacted by the Government’s Test and Trace scheme.
‘My insecurities don't reign supreme any more'
Award-winning actress Rebecca Gibney opens up about taking risks and challenging herself
Rebecca Gibney “I'm very much for the sisterhood”
In 1994, a role came around that changed Rebecca Gibney’s life. And as she steps back into Jane Halifax’s shoes, she tells Tiffany Dunk how the project that saw her plunge into a spiralling breakdown also brought a lifelong love.
WE WERE THERE EVERYWHERE
Indians fought on every front in World War II —the deserts of North Africa, the plains of Europe, the isles in the Pacific, the plantations of Malaya, the jungles of Burma, and finally the hills of Imphal and Kohima. Their valour and resilience helped the Allies win some of the fiercest battles of the war. THE WEEK looks at India’s world war—a story that is now all but forgotten
Coveys, curlew and a castle
Testing conditions and Yorkshire Dales terrain gave guns a thoroughly sporting day at Bolton estate