Piecing Together Prime

A little over a year ago whilst at a car boot of absolute rubbish I happened upon an old gem of a find in the form of an Optimus Prime trailer for 50p. I bought it with the hope that I would be able to piece together the whole toy, a toy that I received one year for Christmas in the 80s and loved very much. Well today I managed to find the cab for a couple of quid, also at a car boot sale.

I know that these days you can buy a collection or something rare in an instant care of eBay but where’s the fun in that? I sticking with the old fashioned means with this one, trawling the second hand places with the hope of one day completing the Transformer.

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Today we took a trip out to Southampton and first called at a small Nerd Mart that sells memorabilia and comics. It was nowhere near as big or popular as the bigger Defcon events we’v been to but was still fun and I got to meet some nice prop makers.

We went on to Itchen Valley Country Park afterwards and had a picnic and explore there. Charlie was over the moon to hold one of the owls there. I just love the look on his face in this photograph of them.

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