by Paul Gyngell
Northants Model Makers
made their annual pilgrimage to the Milton Keynes
show recently, occupying 12ft of space on the top floor of the building. In
attendance were Bob Humpage, Paul and Nathaniel Gyngell and Paul Goldfarb. Our
location in the “disused” bar area on the very top floor was disappointing due
to the lack of adequate lighting, however we made the
most of it by placing our display against the windows using the available
ambient light. Perhaps an investment in our own spotlights might be a thought
for next year!
We put on a varied
display as usual which received good reviews from visitors.
The show itself was
well attended with the additional hall providing more stalls, although, again,
a little dark in places. The usual array of IPMS same-subject models were in
abundance which, although not my personal cup of tea, were still impressive in
the quality of work on show.
A visit from Darth
Vader and a Stormtrooper made for an interesting
interlude, pleasing the kids in attendance with photographs etc.
All in all an
enjoyable day, a chance for a gossip with other exhibitors plus an opportunity
to advertise our Model-Ex with banners hanging from the balcony. (Bob, try and
keep a hold of it next time rather than letting it fall, narrowly missing the stalls
Pictures to Follow!!.......