Well, another Moonbase shoreleave is over, a great weekend with Scoop and Woodsy enjoying Mr Woods boundless hospitality. Tucked away in the moonbase archives discussing toys, the blog and all stops in between. Thence to Donnington toy fair to view the trade side of toy collecting. A varied selection of brand new trucks and trains, kits, toys, dolls and books.
It was very interesting to see 80's toys making an appearance now, such as Micronauts, Aliens, Thundercats and their peers, rubbing shoulders with real vintage toys from Triang, Marx and Remco. Almost everything was competetively priced and in some cases, extravagantly. Still, there was more than enough bargains to be had across the board, so I came away happy.
But outside of the toy fair, the most fun was had in the quiet confines of Moonbase, having a damn good laugh and a beer and curry with our most engaging and genial host Woodsy.