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Mother’s Day- the case for the defence!

In my last article, we discussed the maximum price we could or should pay for our miniature obsession. The result of such deliberation was of course the ten pound rule- when one considers the use to which we put our miniature heroes, that seems about… Read More

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The Perfect Ten

Your significant other may need to be shielded from what follows! Not because of the brilliance of Bartek’s artwork but due to the subject of finances. My daughter’s Marxist Leninist boyfriend was scoffing at the “one percent”, those evil patriarchs who control the world’s economic… Read More

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Bolt Action- I’ve got soul but I’m not a soldier

What is it ‘exactly’ about painting miniatures of the SS that makes me uneasy? It may seem obvious but is it? Could the fascination with the dark side of human nature be something more than mere goulishness? The typical wargamers’ response of ‘ they were… Read More

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Proletarians to horse!

Take some time to scan the image of the red horseman. How the time flies. There was a time that tales of gallant revolutionaries charging across the steppes were my heroes too. Everything about this period seemed to be both heroic and tragic. You had… Read More

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Cardiff Wargames

I wish I was the sort of person who was described by others as “organised”. You can spot these people. They invariably beam with delight as you can’t remember the time or even the day. The “organised” person has charts and sends reminders. Well to… Read More

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Brecourt Manor – An exercise in leadership and initiative for the criminally insane

There can be few television series so memorable as  Band of Brothers. It contains so many stirring examples of leadership and incredible bravery. The actual events at Brecourt Manor had caught the attention of Giac and he devised an excellent scenario. Whereas the actual attackers… Read More