Tuesday, 20 October, 2020

Month: September 2013


The Games We Play: Luga River Line

This was a WW2 Airsoft game I went to recently, held at RIFT Airsoft in Oxfordshire. It was the first in an ongoing series of games covering operations around Leningrad, in this case the German assault on the Luga fortified Read more…


Airfix Conversions, Sdkfz 7 37mm AA

This was another conversion on the Airfix Sdkfz 7 chassis. A bit more ambitious this time as I did the 37mm version with armoured cab. The finished article. It all looks a bit wobbly from the front and cutting out Read more…


We’ve heard the expression, “pity party” or “wallow in self despair”.  This article is a little tough love.  It’s kind of been circling around and around in my mind all day, and I figured, with the risk of making someone Read more…


20mm First World War British (Part 2)

More 20mm Brits, the fun stuff this time, tanks and cavalry… Mark IVs supported by infantry. Emhar Mark IV made up as a female. Male version on the right. These were all painted green even though they should really be Read more…


Five years after the bubble burst there have been many articles written and news commentators questioning if Americans, the government and financial institutions have learned any lessons from the Great Recession.  They ask where we are on the recovery curve?  Read more…


The Games We Play: Zvezda Stug IIID

More Triples purchases, a pair of Zvezda Stug IIIds. Well you have to have two don’t you? The pair of them in their grey splendour. Very easy to assemble. These are absolutely beautiful, the detail on the track gaurds is Read more…


Sheila and Chris Korte: After unexpected career changes, we wanted to fulfill our dreams of owning a business.

(Article Featuring Sheila & Chris Korte from Cruise Planners Franchise Magazine August 2013)The Korte’s Story – Sheila and Chris Korte met in the Army and have been together ever since. With a love for travel and an entrepreneurial spirit, Sheila found Read more…


The Games We Play: Devils Hill

This was the first WW2 airsoft game that Tim and me went to, back in 2010. It was set during Market Garden and covered the battle for Devils Hill down on Hells Highway and was played at the Cerberus airsoft Read more…


When you think something is going wrong in your life you have three ways to respond. You can (1) complain (to yourself, or others) (2) blame (yourself or others) or (3) change (yourself). If life doesn’t go according to your Read more…


The Games We Play: Zvezda Opel Blitz

I picked up a few plastic kits at Triples this year including these Zvezda Opel Blitz trucks. I have never built any Zvezda models before and I was pleasantly surprised. The three trucks together. Fairly simple to assemble although the Read more…