A hobby with targets? Yuk! However, I’d set those targets and in true Jordan Peterson style, I was going to tidy my bedroom before conquering the world! Within a few days I could actually see the floor! Would the reorganisation be without pain? A single… Read More
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Wargaming World War in 2D
In a bid to support my local gaming store, I felt it my civic duty to purchase fifty pounds worth of goods. Amongst the haul was, of course a number of Contrast Paints from GW but also this intriguing little package…… For just over ten… Read More
Blücher wargaming ; all over by Christmas!
It’s happened again! The Principality is in lock-down and our gallant police force is guarding the borders from hordes of migrants intent on spreading a deadly virus via their buckets and spades! Nevermind the shattering economic cost, or the human costs of isolation and lack… Read More
Flames of War- America’s Rottweilers versus the Sitzkrieg!
My regular reader will know I have limited my model buying to one a month. It’s a start to avoid making an appearance on Hoarders. Now that’s one diecasts a month and last month’s Elefant should really count as two. Anyhow, there was a time,… Read More
The Tercio- “too old and too useless!?”
A wargames army where even the commanding officer has his doubts? An impulsive purchase relights an old love! ” The junior officers, n.c.o.’s and enlisted men were not so suitable. The n.c.o.’s and enlisted men were taken from static batteries on the coast and on… Read More
Flames of War- Oil Wars Firestorm
I refuse to believe that anything that happened in my life time can be classed as History! And yet, major events that happened in the 1970s and 1980s are indeed the stuff of history books. Thankfully the Cold War didn’t turn hot in Europe at… Read More
I love being off work! Am I ready to retire ? Yes. Are my finances ready for me to retire? God, no! There’s a lot to be said though for doing what you like doing! Don’t worry this is not one of those blogs that… Read More
Firestorm Games Historical Tendency- Friday nights will never be the same again ( hopefully)
It was Mr. Gallacher I think who came back from a local show and described how Cardiff now had its own very own Gamestore. Sure enough Firestorm Games had set up in Trade Street Cardiff and the rest is history. Very quickly a number of… Read More
What could possibly go wrong?
I was watching a clip of Peter Hitchens, the Mail on Sunday columnist, discussing his book The Abolition of Britain.His description of the Conservative Party’s enthusiasm for the First World War was chilling. Churchill in particular was named as a motive force in propelling Britain… Read More
“With loss of Eden, till one greater man Restore us , and regain the blissful seat……” Look closely at this photo dear friend because here you see how my faith has been restored. When the others sneered and found French unpronounceable, this man, this hollow… Read More