Tuesday, 20 October, 2020

Month: October 2018


The Games We Play: Roco King Tiger

This old clunker has been knocking around in my spares box for years. I remember my pal Neil at school in the early 1970s had one painted panzer grey, and funnily enough this bring & buy acquisition was also painted Read more…


The Games We Play: Ponyri July 1943

As I wanted to get my Zvezda Elephants out to play, I dug out the old Memoir 44 ‘Ponyri’ scenario. I’ve made a few tweaks to my Memoir 45 variant – modifying artillery so that it is less effective against Read more…


The Games We Play: The hills are alive...

Many apologies to Julie Andrews. As with my bridges, you can never have too much terrain and I noticed that in recent years I have had a great deal of use out of some low profile (0.5″ thickness) polystyrene hills Read more…


The Games We Play: Almonacid 1809

John  continued his tour of unknown Peninsular War battles with this offering of Almonacid, which evidently took place in 1809 between a French Corps under Sebastiani and a Spanish Corps under General Venegas. As usual, we played this with Johns Read more…


Patchwork n Play: What to take...

on a road trip that involves some flying too? Mr PnP and I are off to New Zealand for 3+ weeks  tomorrow. Now that the cabled jacket is complete… I’ve returned to my embroidery… Don’t ask me what those black Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Clothes Sewing

I’ve recently shared some clothes I have been  making. Today I wanted to show how they look when I’m  wearing them…..  This was a selfie I set up in my office at work, using  the timer on my camera.   Read more…