Tuesday, 20 October, 2020

Month: June 2019


The Games We Play: QRF Jagdpanzer IV

I’ve always had a soft spot for the Jagdpanzer IV, even going so far as to convert a couple of Airfix Pz IVs into Jagdpanzer IV Fs back in the early 1970s. Approximately 2000 of them saw service in the Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Lakeside Circuit

It was such a beautiful Winter’s day today, I decided  that my latest quilt needed an airing! I had a lovely time photographing it at Blackburn  Lake Sanctuary! It was so peaceful without a breath of wind… I love that little Read more…


Trying out some new ideas!

My scrappy green quilt is finished,  and as it was only 38″ square,  I decided to try out spiral quilting for the first time! I knew pretty much straight away that I wouldn’t be  able to use a washable marker Read more…


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QRF 15mm US 57mm AT guns

My slowly expanding US forces are in need of a bit more AT support than the pair of M10s they already have.  The US version of the 6pdr was ubiquitous right to the end of the war in battalion AT Read more…


Patchwork n Play: One block, three names...

Well, three that I can find at this stage! I had admired a quilt called Tussie Mussie, by  Christine Vlasic… Photo was taken from Granny Loz Blogspot Then remembered I had made a similar block a few  Slowly the memory Read more…


I have been to... Edinburgh

We recently went up to Edinburgh for the Marathon Festival and as Jills event was on Saturday and mine on Sunday, we thought we’d make a long weekend of it and take in some sights. First up was a trip Read more…


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The Games We Play: Blasthof Bridge

Tim was keen to get some more of his 54mm toys out for a proper battle, so he put on this game based on one of the scenarios in Brigadier Youngs ‘Charge’, entitled Blasthof Bridge. The wicked Elector was defying Read more…