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Jason Ralls
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Old, greying, knackered! And that's the good bits..........
Old, greying, knackered! And that's the good bits..........

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The BAOR arrives......well, a small bit of it does anyway
 It brightened up yesterday so I managed to varnish my Cold War British contingent. These are all from Armies Army again and yet again are lovely models with no issues that I have found. I got these last year but the painting mojo for them didn't arrive unt...

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The Soviet Infantry arrives and so do some Dutch
I am still painting away at my 15mm Cold War forces. As I stated previously, my intention is to have a platoon with a few support options from several nations. So, without further ado, here is my Soviet Motor Rifle Company ......... Soviet MR Company, becau...

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15mm West Germans
I have returned yet again, after another week of excitement and adventure. Ok, I lied, it was another week of paying bills and running about after the family. I did manage to get a bit of painting and a small bit of gaming done though, so it's not been a to...

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15mm Cold War
Not content with just painting tribal types, I have also started painting some of the Cold War collection I have been gathering for the last year or so. Last year I picked up a bargain pile of 2nd hand Soviet kit at Firestorm Games table sale. The box I had...

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Death in the Dark Continent/Congo figures
I am back again with more plans and schemes that will remain my focus for about 10 minutes, before something else grabs my attention. I recently bought the re-released Death in the Dark Continent rules from Northstar .  I went in for it because........well,...

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Nathan's Stag Do
It is with a heavy heart that I have to report the forthcoming loss of free will that my mate Nathan, aka Stumpy, is about to undergo. After many years of dodging the bullet he has finally been cornered and is marrying his long time partner Linda. My condol...

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Legionary plans and a bit of painting
Tomorrow is Exeter's premier(only) wargames show, Legionary . I am ineptly assissting Nathan with a 28mm ACW game using the Pickett's Charge rules I reviewed recently. The scenario is based loosely on Blochers Knoll during the Battle of Gettysburg.  Hopeful...

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I wish I was in the land of cotton.............
Well, not really but it seemed like a good title for this post.  I have finally finished* the Confederate force to face Union troops for Sharp Practice.  The force is identical in composition to the Union force, with six units of 8 infantry, two units of 6 ...

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Post Op and Pickett's Charge
Well the op is done and I am now free of the tube stuck down my nose.  Instead it comes out of my stomach, so same problems but a lot less obvious.  The op went well and I got an early release the next day for good behaviour.  I think it was good anyway.The...

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Operation pending and yet more ACW
I am off to hospital tomorrow for the long awaited operation.  It's not the op I hoped for but at least I won't have this damn tube stuck down my nose anymore, so happy days.  Now onto the serious stuff....... I have finally been motivated enough to finally...
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