Tuesday, 04 August, 2020

Month: November 2018


Patchwork n Play: The Musicians of Bremen

What do a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster have  in common? They are all significant characters in the traditional  folktale “The Musicians of Bremen” from Germany! But it took me a while to connect the dots when a  colleague Read more…


The Games We Play: BF M10s

Like many wargamers, I have a vague shopping list in my head of things I ‘need’ but can’t actually be bothered to buy at outrageously inflated current retail prices. Available as a bargain however….One such item on that list are Read more…


The Games We Play: Remembrance Day 2018

On Remembrance Day this year, the Sheffield General Cemetary had a special exhibition about the Great War and specific information about 131 people who died in the war whose remains were repatriated and buried either here or other parts of Read more…


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The Games We Play: Olpae 426 BC

Tim is continuing our tour of unknown battles of the Ancient World with a trip to the skirmish at Olpae in 426 BC, at the start of the 2nd Peleponnesian War. The entirely peace loving  and reasonable Spartans under Eurylochus Read more…


Never has so much been owed...

John has been busy painting a load of Raiden 6mm aircraft and was keen to put on a game. We used the Pz8 hex based air combat rules (one sheet of A4, so a proper set of rules). Being a Read more…


Patchwork n Play: I'm home!

I had a wonderful holiday… Besides seeing some amazing natural sights, thread and fabric displays popped up in a number of  unexpected places… Firstly this exhibition in Waitangi- beautiful cross stitching and even some patchwork blocks.   Then I spied this Read more…