Wed Dec 09, 2009 2:04 pm #809310
lobstaboy wrote:I've been inside the shed that is now used by the film people (used to be owned by my employer). Like many large things the sense of size varies depending where you are. From a distance they look big, but hard to tell how big. From outside close up they don't look so big after all (nothing to judge scale against). From inside it is clear they are RUDDY ENORMOUS. Mock up five storey multi-storey carpark was built in one corner and you could hardly notice it.
Are you sure that's a mock-up? I don't know if they still use it, but Cardington used to house the Building Research Establishment's large building test facility. They used to build large buildings inside and set them on fire and blow them up, which might explain the danger area. Fun job, I would think (Maybe the BRE is your employer?)
"Until now we scraped along the ground like rats, but from now on, we soar. Like eagles. Yeah. LIKE EAGLES... ON... POGO STICKS!!"