Tuesday, 20 October, 2020

Month: March 2020


How are you feeling Thermometer

How to use the “How You Are Feeling Thermometer” to help a person of ANY age stop the mind-chatter, negative feelings, negative emotions, review their options, and create solutions: Print out the HOW ARE YOU FEELING / WHAT CAN YOU Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Count Your Blessings

and other random ramblings…. I am usually one of few words, here in blog land.   And I’m not sure I can say anything that hasn’t already been said about this   predicament we all living? I could rant and rave about Read more…


Battle of Lodz, Galkow, 20th November 1914

On we go with the battles of the Lodz campaign. Avid readers will recall the first battle at Kutno, as recorded for posterity  here.So, the Germans have encircled Lodz and XX Corps is facing west maintaining the siege in contact with Read more…


Peter Pig 1/100th scale 10.5cm LG 40

The 10.5cm Leichgeschutz 40 was developed by Krupp after the success of the 7.5cm LG 40 on Crete. The weapon entered service in 1942, and although intended as another paratrooper weapon, it ended up equipped two Heer artillery battalions.I made Read more…


The virus, gaming and the Battle of Actium

With the current virus lock down, I suspect I’m not going to get much face to face gaming done in the next few months. There has been some talk among the chaps about doing things via computers, but as I’m Read more…


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The Games We Play: 15mm KleinepanzerBefehlswagen

While sorting to my 15mm interwar figures, I came across a very ancient SDD 15mm casting of the command version of the the Panzer 1. I think I must have bought this back in the late 90s when SDD were Read more…


The Games We Play: Calatafimi 1860

Tim put on a game using an interesting new concept – Battle Cry with 54mm figures! The scenario was from the Italian Wars of Independance, in this case some of Garibaldis adventures in Sicily.  The Battle of Calatafimi was fought Read more…


The Games We Play: 1/144th BF-109T

Well, this is a rare old beast, the BF-109T, the carrier version of the BF-109E. It was originally designed to fly off the Graf Zeppelin (and the carrier lifts were designed to be wide enough to accommodate the wings without Read more…


The Games We Play: 1812

Tim C has been working on a design for our next participation game, this time covering the 1812 campaign in Russia. It was worked up enough for a playtest at the club. This is designed to be one of our Read more…