After the hell that is the first lawn cutting of the year, and with no sign of the rain the MET office had promised us for the weekend, I decided yesterday that it was the perfect opportunity to get the batteries charged up and take my helicopters out into the garden for the first time.
Okay, let’s rewind a little. It’s Christmas day, and I finally get my hands on the gift from my parents – the Blade CX3 radio controlled helicopter! Just looking at the controller, it’s clear straight away that this is a much more complex model than the Apache or the Chinook.
As you’ll know if you’ve read my Videogames section, computers and videogames have been my main hobby for most of my life. But I fear another hobby may be about to intrude on their dominance. And of course, it just had to be another expensive one, didn’t it?