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A cut above the rest...

Grassclippings - Pensioner builds bus out of a lawnmowerA former serviceman has painstakingly turned a common and garden lawnmower into a striking red London bus.

Derek Jakeway spent four years constructing a lifelike replica of the iconic London red bus in his Norfolk home. 

Now the 77-year-old is trying to find a new home for his creation which seats four children or small adults plus the driver.

The London-born pensioner has always had a fierce passion for the capital’s transport and loves problem-solving.  Mr Jakeway, of Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk, said: ‘I really enjoyed making the bus.  ‘What interests me is solving problems and designing structures and buses and trains have always been a life-long interest of mine.’

Perhaps Boris Johnson will be putting in an order for a few...

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