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Truly Despicable ....

You’re right, it’s been a while since the last post: I’m sorry! Who said retirement gave you more time? But since I last wrote there have been various Meccano events and club meetings, not least the annual pilcrimage to Skegness for the International show that is SkegEx. 107 more words


Did someone drop a clanger?

A couple of days ago I watched the first new episode of the Clangers for many decades. Suspicious, to say the least, of any reboot for classic children’s shows from my childhood. 677 more words

Old Stuff

Brain Boosting STEM Toys from Toy Fair 2015

“I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment.” These are the words of the infamous Walt Disney. Kids love to explore and learn about the world around them. 1,109 more words


Open source build your own robot

Meccano, the French toy manufacturer, has announced an open source, build your own robot project. Details here. As far as I can tell from the website, it isn’t yet available to buy. 132 more words


By popular request

I’ve produced a couple of manuals now for people wanting to build a 1/10th scale trailer in Meccano, but that begs the question – when will we see a truck to pull them? 192 more words


New to Wordpress!

Firstly, Hi to all those Meccano Fanatics out there!

This blog is a long time coming.  It’s been one of those projects sat there on the back burner just waiting to be started – and here it is. 88 more words

Building Meccano

calling... for construction toys

Children have an endless imagination. Anything will do for them to play all day long (until we spoil them with technology). Construction toys are perfect for endless entertainment. 194 more words