Monday, 03 August, 2020

Month: April 2018


The Games We Play: Dettingen

John wanted to try out Brown Bess in an eighteenth century context, so put together this scenario covering Dettingen during the War of the Austrian Succession.Tim C and I took the Allies (British, Hanoverians and Austrians) while Jerry took the Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Lost your Mojo?

It happens to us all… We find ourselves with a sewing window, and don’t  know what we want to work on? While I knew I should begin quilting one of the three  flimsies I have waiting,  “Stepping out with Alice” “Shadows of Read more…


The Games We Play: Zvezda Ferdinands

I have played quite a few Kursk games but for some reason I’ve never managed to deploy any Ferdinands despite having a 20mm one and half a dozen (!) 6mm ones. As I have been building up my 15mm WW2 Read more…


Everything I learn keeps pointing to, and emphasizing, the importance of our own individual Self-Awareness. I believe that, sometimes, we  believe what we keep getting told — maybe stuff we were told in our youth — that the things we Read more…


I AM

Easy thought today… I woke up and started thinking “I AM FULL OF ENERGY”, which is how I motivated myself to get up out of bed this morning. Self-expression is HUGELY important.  Today, stop and listen to what you say Read more…


communication

Yesterday a person posted on Facebook that they held the door open for a young mom with a toddler and the woman walked by without saying thank you. I was shocked to see that there were 70+ comments that crucified Read more…


Perceptions: If I Knew Then What I Know Now

“I have identified that my perceptions about my experience, and what I have spent the past years choosing to believe, caused my behaviors and actions”.  – Excerpt from If I Knew Then What I Know Now, page 120 Yesterday I Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Some progress...

if a little slow! I love making these Dresden Plate blocks…. and the numbers are growing. To vary things up, I have made some with just two  different fabrics… a little less scrappy, but fun nevertheless! This is how the Read more…


The Games We Play: Bunker Hill

Tim was keen to try out a new Command & Colours variant he’d bought which covered the AiW. He revamped a load of 2mm stuff to replicate the mix of blocks in the game. In general there were four strips Read more…


Fresh Start

ANNOUNCEMENT!  GOOD NEWS! Right Now, THIS MOMENT, is a FRESH START! YES IT IS!!!! Had a “bad” morning?  Lots of traffic?  Had a “bad” day yesterday?  Guess what… this moment, this second, right now, you can move forward. What happened Read more…