Dave ran the local model shop, for more or less the entirety of my life. I first went in the store as an awestruck seven year old, and came out with my first box of Matchbox Commandos. The damage was done and from thence onward D Hewins Models and Hobbies was the place to be allowed to spend time on a shopping trip to town, as I grew older and could travel to town alone, the only place you actually wanted to go. As much as a social retreat as anything.
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