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Beware Black Tears By Marc Abbott
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Remember, as you look into a mirror one day and see a shadow move in the corner of the room, to ask yourself whether you believe that you are really alone, or whether there is someone or something... More > trying to attract your attention. Only one little shift in dimension and you could be standing behind the mirror, now left handed instead of right, your hair parted the other way and the buttons on your shirt stitched uncomfortably on the wrong side. A collection of stories, tells how life at the beginning of the twentieth century, became one adventure after another for James Brodin, his wife and their closest friends – a world changing fast as new inventions made everyday life something of a mystery and a challenge. They also warn that however content you may be with your lot, fate will always show its hand to upset or perhaps help re-map your expectations. Enter the world of dreams; for there, everything is real.< Less
Beware Black Tears - Tales of Horror, Intrigue and Mystery from the Edwardian Age By Marc Abbott
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Remember, as you look into a mirror one day and see a shadow move in the corner of the room, to ask yourself whether you believe that you are really alone, or whether there is someone or something... More > trying to attract your attention. Only one little shift in dimension and you could be standing behind the mirror, now left handed instead of right, your hair parted the other way and the buttons on your shirt stitched uncomfortably on the wrong side. A collection of stories, tells how life at the beginning of the twentieth century, became one adventure after another for James Brodin, his wife and their closest friends – a world changing fast as new inventions made everyday life something of a mystery and a challenge. They also warn that however content you may be with your lot, fate will always show its hand to upset or perhaps help re-map your expectations. Enter the world of dreams; for there, everything is real.< Less
Beware Black Tears By Marc Abbott
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Remember, as you look into a mirror one day and see a shadow move in the corner of the room, to ask yourself whether you believe that you are really alone, or whether there is someone or something... More > trying to attract your attention. Only one little shift in dimension and you could be standing behind the mirror, now left handed instead of right, your hair parted the other way and the buttons on your shirt stitched uncomfortably on the wrong side. A collection of stories, tells how life at the beginning of the twentieth century, became one adventure after another for James Brodin, his wife and their closest friends – a world changing fast as new inventions made everyday life something of a mystery and a challenge. They also warn that however content you may be with your lot, fate will always show its hand to upset or perhaps help re-map your expectations. Enter the world of dreams; for there, everything is real.< Less
Slot Car Magazine - September 2018 Issue 45 By Marc Abbott & Ric Woods
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I’ve had a very varied time on the driving front since we last were with you, pounding round the test track with two Carrera cars, the latest Thunderslot McLaren and finally a Flyslot... More > truck… It did bring home to me how lucky we are to be living in an era where the quality of slot cars is the best it has ever been. From the flawless tampo work on the Carrera duo to the brilliant performance of the Thunderslot M6, we are a million miles away from where we were twenty years ago. The best thing is that no longer do you have to choose between a car that will look good but can barely stagger round the track or a car that will go well but has the looks only its mother could love. We (OK, make that I) will always find something to moan about, of course, such as Gulf liveries being slapped on all sorts of inapplicable vehicles purely because they make money, but generally speaking we’re very well off at the moment. Even that Fly 917LH horror is starting to fade from the memory… almost.< Less
Slot Car Magazine – November 2017 By Marc Abbott & Ric Woods
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You could be forgiven for thinking that you are seeing double with this issue, with two Peugeots, two C-types, two Capris to win, two F1 cars getting new chassis, but don’t worry, it’s... More > only our way of getting you prepared for the excesses of the Festive Season. We also feature more new models than usual, so if any take your fancy you can drop subtle hints to any loved ones by leaving the magazine open at the relevant page for them to see, thus solving the dilemma of what to buy you for Christmas. Anyway, there are tons of lovely things in here; I always say there’s something for everybody and of course there isn’t, particularly if you are one of those people who hates slot cars. But who cares about them, eh? Have a good read and we’ll see you again in the New Year. All our best wishes from the gang and thanks for being with us.< Less
Slot Car Magazine – March 2018 By Marc Abbott & Ric Woods
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I can’t really think of anything to have a moan about this time; that’s a bit annoying in itself, of course, because part of the fun (so-called) of growing old is the fact that you get to... More > constantly complain about stuff. Anyway, I thought I’d indulge in a spot of boasting instead. In the one hundred or so years it seems like we have being doing this, I don’t think we have ever quite managed this range of subjects. We have three scales (or more accurately four – you’ll see what I mean), scenery, history, a home layout, a new track system, a car build, new cars AND digital! Not forgetting a fab competition that apparently your pet goldfish can enter and the conclusion of the Dilworth murder mystery that we annoyingly interrupted for the January Christmas special! If that lot doesn’t help you recover from the loss of grid girls in Formula One, nothing will. Many years ago, Julie Andrews advised us to ‘start at the very beginning, a very good place to start’. I’ll shut up now and let you do just that.< Less
Slot Car Magazine – March 2017 By Marc Abbott & Ric Woods
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In the Northern Hemisphere at least, things are warming up, slot-besotted Brits are discarding their coats as they head up into the attic to play, you can no longer still see your breath in the club... More > room after eight o’clock on a race night. The one event in the year that we look forward to more than Christmas – Gaydon – is only a couple of months away. Some of us have even started smiling again. Adventures in rubber and sponge, an HO head-to-head, Hub on Heat for Hire, Alfas and anticlockwise addicts all add up to a nicely varied issue, I think. Come on, there must be something in there you like! As I was writing this, news came through of the passing of another racing hero. As a motor sport enthusiast of many years, I must admit that I’m finding it impossible to sum up John Surtees in a few words; so many facets, so many achievements. Let’s just say there will never be another quite like him. Rest in Peace, sir.< Less
Slot Car Festival 2014 By Marc Abbott et al.
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The guide for the 2014 UK Slot Car Festival. This book was given away FREE to all persons attending the show.
Slot Car Festival 2013 By Marc Abbott et al.
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Show guide for the UK Slot Car Festival 2013. This was the guide given away FREE to all visitors that attended the show.
Slot Car Magazine - March 2019 Issue 48 By Marc Abbott & Ric Woods
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Please forgive me if I say an additional “hello” to any new readers of our magazine. We’ve just been told our sales are on the increase, so good to have you along. Where have you... More > been all this time? I calculated the other day that our July issue will be our 50th! I remember telling my girlfriend at the time “Don’t worry, it will probably fizzle out after three issues.” As it turned out, I was the one who fizzled, being dumped after issue number nineteen. Anyway, I’d better say something constructive, or people will think I’ve got writer’s block. Three scales in this one, which I always like. And two articles about Tyrrell F1 cars – a bit random, but just the way it goes sometimes. AND you can win an SRC Capri! If you’re our new reader, this isn’t a special edition just to tempt you in, it’s usually this good!< Less