Dad, I need a Roman Shield

‘What’?

‘For homework. I need to make a Roman Shield. For Monday’.

‘But its Friday night’.

‘Yeah’.

So the conversation ended. And on Saturday morning we found ourselves at the cornucopia of arty delights that is HobbyCraft. We bought some card, some spray paint, some tape, some shiny bits and I ended up with a bill of £43. Yes £43 for a bit of homework.

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