Monday, 03 August, 2020

Month: April 2020


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Patchwork n Play: A Quilt Finish

   This quilt top had been finished for some time,  so it was time to bite and bullet and  get it quilted and done!  I started out with some simples straight diagonal  lines, a quarter of an inch on either Read more…


The Games We Play: US Paras in Sicily

Tim put on another 54mm skirmish in his occasional series of Fistful of Lead games. This scenario was the 82nd (?) Airborne in Sicily, which came out of the relevant Skirmish Campaigns book (but which I’ve also seen reproduced virtually Read more…


QRF 1/100th scale US 105mm howitzers

Along with the M8s for some recce, I thought I should get some artillery as well. For the Twin Villages game I had to borrow some US guns, but I much prefer to be able to provide my own toys.I Read more…


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Patchwork n Play: Felt bunnies for Easter!

I made this little felt bunny about eight years ago, so I thought it was time to make another… one or two. I was lucky to find my original sketch and used it  and the photo to make another pattern. Read more…


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Hill 241. 10th July 1943

After the Bulge game using my adaptation of One Hour Wargames, I added a few tweaks around the treatment of artillery and put on another game using a wider range of unit types. I fancied a tank battle to introduce Read more…


The Games We Play: NKVD Blocking Detachment

One of the cliches of the Great Patriotic War is the idea that Soviet units were herded into battle by yelling Commisars backed up by machinegun detachments waiting to mow down any waverers. The opening scenes of ‘Enemy at the Read more…


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