Friday, 23 October, 2020

Month: September 2016


Time to play vs childhood obesity.  Did you know that the percentage of overweight children and  adolescences in the U.S.? More then one five children between the ages of 6 and 17 are now considered overweight. Childhood obesity has been linked to : Read more…


Yes, we all know that a healthy body is a moving body.  But in today’s high tech and fast moving world sometimes it hard to find the time to get things shakin’. The time is there, its how we use Read more…


The Games We Play: Zvezda T26

Another purchase at Triples 2016 were some Zvezda T-26s. I already have some Peter Pig ones, but I wanted some additonal ones so I can do a 1941 Tank Brigade. I got four of them as you can never have Read more…


A Rose by any other name...

1. “Mariner Blue” Quilt2. Pam’s Tote3. Spelling Bee blocks- Jan, Feb, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November- COMPLETE4. Four-In-Art mini- Microscopic, Music (“Musings”), Purple Passion, “Light,End,Tunnel”5. Tula Pink Hexagon Cushion6. 10 Tissue Cosies7. “Framed Flowers” Quilt8. Drawstring Bags Read more…


The Search for Hauptmann Horn

This was a WW2 Airsoft game organised by Comrades in Arms and held in the Brecon Beacons military training area in April 2011. It covered the landing of of Hauptmann Horn aka Rudolph Hess in Scotland and was an encounter Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Bubbles of Love quilt

This is my fourth finish for the quarter, It’s a difficult quilt to photograph… Maybe because there’s not much colour contrast? I traced around a couple of shapes  (that seemed to do the trick) with a hera marker, not wanting Read more…


The Games We Play: Edge Hill

We have had a couple of outings at the club of ‘Martson Less’ by Tony Cullen, a very simple and abstract set of ECW rules, and I was keen to see how they worked for historical battles. We’d already tried Read more…