When we had technical drawing we always had to have a 2H pencil, why would a normal HB not have done? I can remember my dad, at an open evening, taking the teacher to task over it. After that the teacher made my life hell. What was the name of the sports shop on the corner at the junction of Green Lanes and Goodmayes Road, and what was the name of the toy shop opposite? I bought loads of Airfix models from there.