Category Archives: Space

Times of change

It is always sad to lose an old friend, and when it is your fault …. My large TIE fighter (Star Wars space ship) has stood in a corner of our living room for several years now and has given … Continue reading

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Unexpected pleasures

The third Saturday in October generally means a trip up the M1 towards Sheffield, and a turn off before the city to the little village of Laughton-en-le-Morthern for the autumn meeting of the Sheffield Meccano Guild. So it was this … Continue reading

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Space, the final frontier

Well, actually it was lack of space that proved the barrier! With the prospect of the autumn season opening (for me) with the next NMMG I have been busy working away at my latest model, the promised rebuild of the … Continue reading

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Mercury Atlas


Mercury Atlas Launch complex in Meccano

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The Eagle had landed ….

The Apollo Lunar Landing Module In 2009 I was in nostalgic mood – probably because I was facing a significant birthday that summer!  Time to look back to days when the future seemed full of hope, any dream was possible … Continue reading

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Sheffield in the Spring

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Well, not quite Sheffield– more like the lovely rural setting of the village hall in the exotically named Laughton-en-le_Morthen. That was the recent Spring meeting of the Sheffield MeccanoGuild, one of the great English Meccano Clubs for enthusiasts young and … Continue reading

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