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The National Apprenticeship Show

Last week on the 6th & 7th March, Christian and I attended the National Apprenticeship Show at Sandown Park and many teachers, businesses and students who were interested in Apprenticeships. 44 more words


What has happened to Meccano and Lego?

Meccano Set 3, circa 1940s-1950s
Terrific image of Dad smoking his pipe and looking on with pride.

Many years ago when I was a young boy in the late ‘40s, I played with the model construction system called Meccano.  845 more words

Observations On Life

Meccano Meccanoid G15 KS Update

I went to use my robot a couple of days and connected to him via Bluetooth and the IOS App but got a message stating an update was needed. 65 more words


Meccano Magnet.

Day 14

Long time, no see. Sorry for the delay! I’m in Italy again and I don’t know what keeps on bringing me here.

This magnet, I think, was one Borris’ favorites. 68 more words

Hands-on exhibitions

Did you ever go to London’s Science Museum as a child? One of the best bits was being able to turn handles, press buttons and make things happen! 258 more words


Santa likes STEM.

As the parents departed on a journey that would take them through Washington DC and as our bellies settled after delicious meal(s) concocted by my wife, Jack and I gathered up the presents that our tree incubated and hatched. 307 more words


Arduino Laser Pinball is On Target

Have you ever wanted to roll your own pinball machine? It’s one of those kinds of builds where it’s easy to go off the deep end. 263 more words

Arduino Hacks