Childhood hours with Meccano are never wasted

brown_trout5_mainAfter all, look how Formula One mechanic turned sculptor Alastair Gibson turned out, in this amazing union between The Quiet Sport and A Very Noisy One:

RACING BROWN SCULPTURE SPEC

Racing brown is inspired by race car design and technology, capturing its recognisable shape in fine detail.
All parts and materials used in this sculpture are from BAR and Honda Grand Prix cars as listed below.
Based on the brown trout, River Tarrant, Dorset, England”

Note those spec details carefully at the link. This may be the only connection you ever find between Jenson Button and trout.

And just how many times, I wonder, has Alastair’s old boss scrolled through his site and thought, “I wondered where those 7075 machined aluminium plugs got to…”

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