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Narnia – Spring is coming…..

“Please don’t try to run, we’re tired and we’d prefer to kill you quickly!” Vardan, Jadis’ secret police, Narnia Raised for the purpose of intimidation, reconnaissance and spying, these are the first miniatures for my second son’s Narnia collection. Most infamous for chasing that arch-… Read More

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Godendag 2018- To be perfectly Frank…..

A great weekend of 15mm LadG doubles was had by Steve & I over at Firestorm Games in Cardiff. The event was of course, Godendag, the Tercio’s annual tribute to our spiritual sensei, Richard Bodley Scott This years Godendag was 300pts of 15mm armies drawn… Read More

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Warfare 2017- The Battle of the Ten Kings revisited!

I seem to remember that the Battle of the Ten Kings is described in Book 7, hymns 83. 4-8 in the Rigveda. Well those Ancient Sanskrit hymns may need updating after day two of L’art de la Guerre wargaming at the South of England’s premier… Read More

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The myth of the Aryan invasion of Reading….

Warfare at Reading looked interesting, it was the chariot era with a maximum of four heavy chariots and a minimum of one “wheeled” unit. Some interpreted the wheeled unit as a scythed chariot, a warwagon or even a siege tower but yours truly chose light… Read More

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Absolute Beginners

For those of you of a certain age, you may remember the teen classic “Absolute Beginners”. The central character scooted around 50s London, avoiding racist Teddy Boys and delivering pornography ‘discreetly” to advertising executives. The parallels with the blog are all to obvious of course.… Read More

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Starting Over

Getting back into routine after the Summer has been hard. So many demands on our time and sometimes hobbies have to get pushed to the back of the to-do queue. It’s half way through September and I have a bit of a backlog. Don’t fret… Read More

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Solferino – Fire and Fury

What better way to spend the last day of the holidays than playing a wargame all afternoon? Dave and I were attacking the Austrians in Solferino, Mike was defending whilst John Lowrie sent abusive texts to his hockey team. The rules were our favourite Regimental… Read More