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All a bit thunderbirds

As an aeroplane geek I'm afraid I am no fan of the F-35 the worlds most expensive single engine aircraft, but i have to admit there is something Gerry Andrerson about this video of a prototype night landing at sea.. its Thunderbird 1 brought to life.. if only the pilot (sorry Naval Aviator) was called […]

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I have seen the future

of maps and its right before your eyes.. Early days of course but the migration of Geospatial information to wearable computing devices will have at least as much an impact as Google Earth nearly ten years ago .. Field Trip on Glass YOUR CITY IS TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING The history, architecture, insider tips […]

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Airfix Memories

A rather disappointing exhibition at the RAF Museum at Hendon on the history of Airfix construction kits.. a few kits and some lovely artwork however so evocative I was again the 12 year boy exploring Woolworth's store in Clapham Junction to see how I could spend my 50p pocket money.. A less common hobby today […]

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Escape Map iPad Case

Loving this – a very cool iPad/tablet case made from genuine cold war era silk escape maps ! A bit expensive but each is unique and made by the people at www.homefrontvintage.co.uk. So if I ever get shot down over Romania with my iPad I'm sorted ! This post has been reshared 2 times on […]