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The Lead Pile

I took a break from painting this afternoon and by way of motivation I decided to tally up what is in the Lead Pile. After doing this  I thought it might be novel to do the opposite to what I … Continue reading

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I should have been at Borodino!

Yesterday I should have been making my way back home from Wellington after taking part in a refight of the battle of Borodino. Instead, here I am at home like the rest of you wondering what to paint next. Needless … Continue reading

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A Riot of Colour

Not quite what you might have been expecting I suppose, I just thought that I’d post a few pictures that I took at Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam a few days ago. The pictures above are from the surrounding tulip growers’ … Continue reading

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Old McDonald had a farm – E-I-E-I-O……….. Part one

And on that farm there was a scrap – E-I-E-I-O…… I’ve been waiting to play an ACW game for quite some time. It’s been such a long time in the offing despite having painted both armies in 15mm a few years … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

During my period of recuperation I’d planned an unrealistic schedule where I would  complete my SYW cavalry and then quickly knock off 2 battalions of Prussian Grenadiers and 2 of Fusiliers along with the waiting 24 artillerymen. Then follow this … Continue reading

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Vienna Museum of Military History (Heeresgeschichtliches Museum) Part 3

Probably about time too because I know a few mates have been waiting to see some of the Thirty Years War exhibits! I started writing this post the day after I came home from hospital after a bit  of a … Continue reading

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Seven Years War Prussians

Yes I know I should be posting part 3 of the Vienna Museum visit showing the 30 years war exhibits- I haven’t forgotten, I’m just lazy! The past few months has seen some effort going into painting SYW Prussians Prussian … Continue reading

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Saving Flossie Thomas or the battle of Jenkins Terrace- A VBCW scenario

I played my first ever game of VBCW today with mate Ants. The rules we used were” Went the Day Well” from Solway Crafts and Miniatures, available from North Star. As it was our first game we decided to keep … Continue reading

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The Wargames table

The big day finally arrived on Friday this week when I took delivery of my purpose built wargaming table. Its been a goal for many years with lots of planning with countless design ideas considered and then discarded until I … Continue reading

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Hougoumont and La Haye Sainte

I’ve been somewhat enthused for all things Napoleonic by the Wellington re-fight as you might expect and with the weather being pretty awful for 2 weekends on the run I decided to tackle some 15mm buildings. These are produced by … Continue reading

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