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Started by XH558, Friday,October 26, 2012, 00:06:25
Quote from: Balders on Wednesday,November 14, 2012, 14:14:51 Sorry, couldn';t help but smile at your user name, given the nature of your story...No offence meant...
Quote from: XH558 on Friday,October 26, 2012, 10:37:28 Yep - and plaiting/weaving several lolly sticks into a square ';raft'; and racing them on the local stream ........and making throwing arrows (Dutch Arrows) out of a straight piece of tree branch - sharpened to a deadly point at one and and cornflake packet cardboard flights at the other and a piece of knotted string to throw them ... you could bend the cardboard to make them spin in flight for more accuracy .....they went miles (well 30 or 40 odd metres) and always stuck in the ground with a pleasing thud - you could also roll your Dad';s solder round the pointed end to add weight and speed and to ensure it landed point first ..... elf';n';safety wouldn';t allow it all now - they probably didn';t allow it then ... but we didn';t care - it was learning, creating and fun and we weren';t glued to computer games in a stuffy centrally heated front room ... .... Bring back Meccano too
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