Monday, 03 August, 2020

Month: June 2015


The other day I woke up with the Beatle’s song “All You Need Is Love” playing through my mind.  There is nothing closer to the truth than what is written in these words. (Love, love, love)  There’s nothing you can Read more…


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We recently had the privilege of attending Americade, held in Lake George, New York, the beginning of June.  Americade is a motorcycle rally.  The first year we went, back in 2010, there were 30,000 motorcyclists who attended.  Not a rowdy Read more…


https://patchworknplay.blogspot.com/2015/06/a-change-of-pace.html

https://patchworknplay.blogspot.com/2015/06/a-change-of-pace.html


https://patchworknplay.blogspot.com/2015/06/update.html

https://patchworknplay.blogspot.com/2015/06/update.html


The Time to Play Foundation’s BExtraordinary™ program was invited to be the benefactor for the 7-in-heaven Casino Night fundraiser held last night.  The goal of BExtraordinary™ is to remind and to inspire people to know they ARE extraordinary and to Read more…


No pictures this week, I have however finally got around to uploading a couple of John D. Salts compendiums of WW2 Operations Research documents. One on weapons effectiveness, the other on artillery.The former is fascinating as it includes contemporary analysis Read more…


French Polynesia

When you think of exotic and romantic cruise locations, what comes to mind? For many, the top answer is French Polynesia, best known for the islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora.  There arguably is no other place on Earth that Read more…


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https://patchworknplay.blogspot.com/2015/06/quilts-ive-made.html


The Games We Play: Battalion Attack

I was rather taken with Phil Sabins ‘Fire & Movement’ rules in his book ‘Simulating War’. They covered a WW2 British battalion attack and neatly summarised the tension between dispersion and concentration of effort, as well as the need to Read more…