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I’m a 51-year-old Aspergic CAD-Monkey. Sardonic, cynical and with the political leanings of a social reformer, I’m also a toy and model figure collector, particularly interested in the history of plastics and plastic toys. Other interests are history, current affairs, modern art, and architecture, gardening and natural history. I love plain chocolate, fireworks and trees but I don’t hug them, I do hug kittens. I hate ignorance, when it can be avoided, so I hate the 'educational' establishment and pity the millions they’ve failed with teaching-to-test and rote 'learning' and I hate the short-sighted stupidity of the entire ruling/industrial elite, with their planet destroying fascism and added “buy-one-get-one-free”. I also have no time for fools and little time for the false crap we're all supposed to pretend we haven't noticed, or the games we're supposed to play.

Friday, March 17, 2017

S is for Star Wars III - Not Star Wars!

Yes - Jan-Feb was busy for ephemeral, novelty, shite - and most of it at the bottom of the price-scale! We had a new store open in Fleet, a Pound-plus, mentioned earlier today here, it's like Poundland, but carries larger items over a pound (something I notice the new-ownership Poundland has started doing - that'll be the failure of the pound under Brexit - thanks idiots!), although most of the stuff in the toy and stationary sections is a pound.

They have the Disney princess eggs (also TPF Toys/STL) for a pound!

Playing.  I quite like them - at that price (they can be 1.50, or even 1.99 elsewhere!).

They also supply stuff to the 'I buy them so you don't have to' Blog-fodder section, for a pound; these are frankly - fucking hideous! The fact that I had one (it's gone to charity in a bag of bits) was a fact that I have had - albeit temporarily - one too-many! Topwell for Dracco Candy; if you need to know.

Still playing! We haven't finished with this quick overview of capsule toys either, but these were all photographed at the same time.

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