model car diet

I was dreaming that I was feeling hungry and I started eating my model car collection. I woke up after having eaten a couple and was about to start biting into the Matchbox Iso Grifo, one of my favourites. Is my subconscious trying to tell me something? “What am I interested in? Passion. Obsession. I…

Collecting: addiction, obsession?

Following on from my earlier blog this month: seven days, seven cars it is now, as I write, 19 April and so far I have collected 20 vehicles, that is more than one a day on average. A rough count of my collection last night came to almost 400 vehicles, mostly collected since coming to Tbilisi four…

Reflections on why I collect Diecast cars

Introduction I have never studied psychology, so I don’t know how psychologically valid my reflections are. In this blog I have mostly been showing my collection, in this post I will try to dig a little into the psychology. I came to Tbilisi (Georgia) in 2009 with just two suitcases of my worldly possessions, in…