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choons

Dusty Skies

(video from Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch (HD) Camera E-8)

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goatee-stroking musing, or something

perhaps my favourite yt video

YouTube – Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys – Dusty Skies.

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choons

Pullhair Rubeye

I really like Avey Tare & Kria Brekkan’s album, but I’m not sure if I’m playing it forwards or backwards.

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goatee-stroking musing, or something

Goodbye, childhood

Goodbye:

  • headache glue cracking from finger tips
  • badly-painted pilot with obvious thumb-prints
  • squint and/or torn decals
  • undercarriage installed backwards, if at all
  • spilled tin of Humbrol enamel
  • leftover sprue rattling in cardboard box with an unidentified piece still attached
  • curious v-shaped stand that never quite stood level
  • hung squintly from bedroom light by white thread until dusty wing missing from too many runins with parental heads
  • taken down for final flight whirled round head on string until dashed against clothespole or arcing up up into neighbour’s fir tree (it’s still there today)
  • when older, packed with cotton balls nicked from sister, doused with turps, crashed flaming kamikaze onto the compost heap (sorry dad, your onions never did well on paint thinner and burnt plastic)

Goodbye, Airfix