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Johnny Rosbif
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All Quiet on the Hobby Front
"Heeeeeeere's JOHNNY!" There has been a distinct lack of hobby action of late, and like Jack Nicholson's character in "The Shining", cabin fever is setting in... A combination of family commitments and it just being too damn hot (or humid, or both) have mea...

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Crash or Crash Through!
"Did we hit anything?" I finally made it back to the club this weekend past after a run of real-world priorities got in the way of hobby-time. I ran a scenario with my figures, so this post features only 1/72nd scale goodness with none of these over-fed 28m...

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Portuguese Artillery and Spanish Command
"Pronto!... Fogo!" I am terrible at resisting the "ooh, shiny!" impulse, especially when it's for a unique set in my chosen scale and can add to my already existing collection. With that declaration made, let me introduce you to my new Portuguese artillery ...

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Austerlitz 2017 Part 2 - or, The Revenge of Dr. Love!
Austerlitz battlefield viewed north from Sokolnitz in the foreground Following on from the previous Austerlitz post, poor old Philip's 3rd Column were in all sorts of bother, my 2nd Column was getting ideas above its station, Advance Guard and 1st Column we...

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First Figures for 2017
While I get Austerlitz Part 2 sorted out, I will reward your patience with some photos of the first units to come off the production line for 2017. The first is the 2nd battalion of the Neapolitan 4th Regiment of the Line. This has been a long time in comin...

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Austerlitz 2017 Part 1
Our Austerlitz game started with the historical units following the orders they received for the first few rounds until contact was made, then all bets were off! As Langeron, I commanded the Allied 2nd Column in the south with orders to support the 1st Colu...

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Austerlitz 2017 Teaser
Just a few pictures to whet the appetite before I organise my photos for the full battle report.  This game took place on the weekend just passed at Tim and Jill's place in Drouin, an hour or so south-east of Melbourne, in our club's semi-annual Napoleonic ...

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Happy New Year to One and All!
Image courtesy of Downies.com I hope you all have had a lovely restful Christmas with family and friends.  May your dice roll true in 2017.  Happy New Year!

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Italian Infantry Redux
"Per l'Italia e Napoleone!" It's been a while since I started my Italian project (4 years in fact!), so I felt it was high time to get it going again. Especially as my Italian collection consists mainly of guard infantry, painted for Aspern-Essling and Boro...
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