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Lego Space Transport 918

I came across this photo of my favourite Lego set ever, so thought I’d commit it to immortality here…

 
This was released in 1978, according to Internet Lego nerds, but I got it for my 7th birthday the following year, which is 36 years ago next weekend at the time of writing. Very early Lego space set, made extra special by the opening cockpit and transparent gold window pieces. And came with the classic red spaceman! Here he is, and a couple of other pictures. 

   
   

Arreton Barns Retro Arcade

We’re talking serious retro! Here’s a few pics I took on our visit to the Isle of Wight this week of some cool vintage arcade games.

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Best Lego Space Sets Ever!

My favorites from the late 70’s and early 80’s, forgotten about until just now and recorded here so I don’t need to remember them again. In no particular order…

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Tron Cosplaying Dog

I hate dogs. But I like Tron.

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He-Man and She-Ra Christmas Jumper

The first of my Christmas posts for this year combines two lovely concepts – the bad jumper, that’s sadly found some populist following this year, and The Power of Greyskull.

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Brilliant Halloween Fancy Dress From 1967

Do you think these costumes look as good in real life as in the pictures? I’d love to hit the town in that devil outfit!

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Vintage Beauty

I’m not really one for the 1920’s lady, but this picture of Marion Benda, care of The New York Public Library, may change my mind… She’s a right old stunner and knows exactly how to do her eyes. And pout – no duck-face shit here! I wonder if she’s still around?

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Time for a Picdump!

Another bunch of stuff I’ve taken and pilfered.

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Cool, Strange & Unusual Piccies

Pics I’ve taken myself or taken from others, with a slight leaning towards the occult this time, as well as a nice pic of the bloody flood outside of chez-nous last week.

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Another Picdump

Pictures I’ve taken or come across recently that floated my boat, including a few choice memories of Electronica in Munich last week…
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