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I am a full time student at Liverpool University studying medicine. I am from Ipswich originally and when I get home I enjoy nothing more than a bit of craft work/ modelling. My Grandad, even though I never got chance to meet him, was of a similar interest to myself and when my Grandma sadly passed away I inheritted a couple of his projects. At the moment I have got three main projects: 1) A Pilot Cutter (I think!) which in great need of a clean up, new lick of paint and getting a fresh set of sails. 2) A Schooner which has been in the attic for far too long and is need of some TLC. 3) A 6ft, metal, cargo ship - definitely Blue Funnel Line (? Ixion) All in all, enough to keep me very busy!
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