Friday, 23 October, 2020

Month: June 2014


The Games We Play: Capturing the crossing

The second scenario in the Operation Epsom sub-campaign of the Memoir 44 Normandy Campaign. This features a battle we’ve been to a few times before, Cheux on the front of 15th Scottish Div.  In this intsance a fair portion of Read more…


Housing sales for this region have improved since the 1st quarter of 2014 which reflected the harsh winter conditions.  The market, however, is not as strong as it was in 2013.  We do know that real estate is valued per Read more…


The Games We Play: PSC IS-IIs

Like everyone else in the blogosphere recently I seem to have acquired some PSC 15mm IS-IIs. These did turn up fairly frequently in battles from 1944 onwards, so I expect them see a considerable amount of action, and I already Read more…


The Games We Play: Truppenfahrrad

As a keen cyclist, I have occasionally toyed with the idea of getting a period bicycle for dressing up purposes, but the idea of restoring a rusty old wreck has always seemed like too much work. eBay however came to Read more…


The Games We Play: Peter Pig Panther G

More old clunkers, this time my 15mm Peter Pig late model Panthers. Like the Tigers, these have seen a surprising amount of action in various games, but they were originally bought to provide the Panther component for the Battle of Read more…


The Games We Play: Clearing the flanks

Once more I have recently returned to ‘Memoir 45’, my attempt to put a bit more meat on the basic Memoir 44 system. Essentially it bolts on lots of the rules from the supplements and adds some tweaks from other Read more…


Night dive

Traveling, in general, rolls so many of those brain healthy activities together — being social, learning new things, moving outside your comfort zones, exploring your own limits.   Add to that photography, physical activity, and a purpose and you have Read more…


The Games We Play: Peter Pig Tiger 1

Some more venerable metal vehicles from the turn of the century. Everyone has to have a few Tigers, and these two have seen a surprising amount of action over the years, probably due to my obsession with the British in Read more…


Dear Rebecca, I thought a marriage is about give and take and mutual support. I keep giving, but now I am resentful because it’s not mutual. My husband is good at taking and thinks mostly of himself. His actions are Read more…


Planning for your own business Before you start your own business or buy an existing business, you should do some initial planning. You may have already decided what type of business you want–your own restaurant, retail outlet, service, or manufacturing Read more…