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Christopher Fowler
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I wasn't capable of building models without gluing my eyelids. Like many of my friends, I grew up without a television. My grandmother disapproved of shouting and running on a Sunday, and never bought a TV because she thought it would irradiate the brain and destroy the art of conversation. When she finally succumbed, she hung a cloth over it and put a vase of flowers on the top, as if hoping to…
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Christopher Fowler
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Still clearing out cupboards, I discovered my original model of this... I had all of the Aurora model kits lined up on my childhood mantlepiece, including the rather boring Witch and Godzilla, but here's a company that makes authentic-looking new versions of models. In the light of shows like the near-pornographic 'True Blood', these kits now seem pathetically tame, descended from a charmingly…
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