There now follows a Public Service Announcement from the Department of Giant Walking Robots

Last September I posted about the amazing preserved walking dragline excavator at St Aidan's, near Leeds, which I discovered through the Heritage Open Days scheme. If you missed that opening, there's another chance to explore it this weekend, from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday 17 April 2010. More details on the website of the¬†Friends of … Continue reading There now follows a Public Service Announcement from the Department of Giant Walking Robots

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me There Was A Giant Walking Robot?

A few weeks ago Imran Ali tweeted a modest proposal that ¬†Leeds' Temple Works needs a giant robot. As a fan of Miyazaki's Laputa, I thought this sounded quite cool. What I didn't realise until today is that Leeds already has a giant walking robot. If you're in the area for one of its rare … Continue reading Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me There Was A Giant Walking Robot?