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Dan Wade
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2nd British Company WIP
These figures are ready to base and varnish but just when I finished the Red jackets a parcel arrived the next morning. This parcel contained some figures from Casting Room Miniatures. A couple of packets of British Characters, some Pioneers and a unit wort...

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8th edition of 40k.
You might wonder why I am suddenly talking about 40k? Well in the late 1990's early 2000's I collected quite a bit of kit. Most I sold off as I only managed to play a couple of games as I was heavily into FOW at that stage. I had a painted Sisters of Battle...

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Helmet Cover and Hat.
Once again I find myself regretting Labelling my Militaria Posts as Collecting Vietnam. I guess it would be too much work to go back and edit the Labels. I saw that someone local was selling a Woodland Pattern Helmet Cover for a reasonable price. Since I ha...

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Paint your Wagons.
I have just finished painting up some 4Ground Wagons and a Water Cart. I really like these but kept thinking to myself that they are too big. However my only previous experience with wagons have been with an Old Glory Stage Coach and some Wagons scratch bui...

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Zulu Casualty and Disorder markers.
I have just finished my Zulu Casualty and Disorder markers for use with Black Powder. I think they would be usable for others Rule Sets as well. The figures are a mix of: Black Tree Design, Wargames Foundry, Casting Room Miniatures and Empress. The weather ...

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British 24th first Company completed.
I really like these Black Tree Design figures as they were easy to paint. I have not had much experience of painting red jackets other than two units of Foundry Marines for Sharp Practice which I struggled with getting nice coverage. These figures were unde...

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Some updates
Since I have been pretty sick all Easter with a horrible cough and cold I have not managed to do anything hobby wise. I have also been unable to find the flat Black undercoat that I normally use. The last Zulus I prepped were done using what I thought was t...

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How I base my Zulus.
Since I have had a number of compliments on my basing technique I thought I'd do a walkthrough. This has been a progression of earlier techniques which just happened to come to maturity in time for this project. I would have liked to use this method for my ...

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Zulus, undreds of em.
Well to be precise 299 of them were used. I've finally gotten around to putting down my drop cloth that I had spray painted sometime before Christmas. At first I thought that it was a bit too brown, but luckily the Top Gear episode where they were looking f...

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Mbube and uVe Unmarried Regiments
I have just finished two units of Skirmishers and have painted them as the Mbube and uVe Regiments. These are the last of my plastic figures that I had in stock. Well there is actually one left over who may come in handy for something later on. I have based...
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