My addiction started as a schoolboy way back in the '60s when a certain book appeared, and the local toyshops were selling boxes of Airfix Waterloo figures (the word "miniatures" wasn't used much in those days)
and continued into adult life until the early '90s, when a "career change" (I became a full time gigging musician) put paid to free time for social activities.
I turned to the solitary pastime of railway modelling!
Then in 2012, my brother-in-law was concerned about the amount of time my young nephew was spending glued to the Xbox instead of any 'creative' hobbies, so, since we live in Nottinghamshire I suggested a trip to....
thanks to modern technology, the fateful event was captured forever by SWMBO on her smartphone - the moment my addiction laid claim once more and I was back into gaming!
(but not at those prices!)