Thursday, 06 August, 2020

Month: March 2019


I have been to... Argentina

The second major leg of our South American cruise was Argentina. We docked at Ushuaia, the southernmost city on earth. It was pretty spectacular, surrounded by mountains with a glacier perched above the town. A couple of Argentine frigates were Read more…


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The Games We Play: Spiders from spaaace....

To greet the New Year, John had dug up an experimental set of Pz8 rules covering that oft occurring military problem – giant space monsters invading earth in the 1950s and 60s.The alien monster(s) were controlled by the game system, Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Meadowland

I’ve been busy making quilt tops! I’d seen the Meadowland popping up all over my  Instagram feed and decided I needed to  dive in!    I showed some of those initial blocks back here The blocks are 16″ finished. Today, I Read more…


The Games We Play: Castricum 1799

Tim had dug up this scenario featuring the little known Anglo-Russian invasion of the Batavian Republic in 1799. Local French and Batavian forces counterattacked the invasion force near the small town of Castricum in what is now the northern Netherlands Read more…


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I have been to... Chile

Me and my wife have recently returned from a cruise around the bottom of South America from Santiago to Buenos Aires. On the map it looks fairly pathetic, but it was still 4000 nautical miles, which is a fair old Read more…


The coast, coffee and a concert

As you may realise from the title,  there has been little in the way of sewing these last  few weeks! There’s been a short sojourn at the beach…..  Coffee in the country in a quirky cafe!  And an Eagles concert! Read more…


How Does This Affect Me

I realize we frequently have constant chatter in our minds.  As a matter of fact, my brain rarely stops thinking (much to the dismay of my poor husband). Yesterday, our 13 year old rescue dog, Charlotte, had a negative health event.  Before Read more…


The Games We Play: Zvezda 'Panther A'

I have a few elderly Peter Pig Panthers, and now that I have a full complement of Pz IV specials and Stugs, I thought it was time to flesh out the numbers of the shiny new ‘medium’ tank that was Read more…