Shame I'm not so good at it >.<
Wifey put the orders in for my parts (she's paying for them as my 40th birthday present), so it's just a matter of time before I dive in and swim in the sea of robotics.
Well, dunk a toe in the shallows at least ;-).
First bot will be a variation on the LMR Start Here robot, but with tracks instead of wheels.
update 17/9/10: first 2 packages arrived, last one despatched today