Floor Tiles- the wargamer’s friend Monday, May 31 2010 


Self adhesive vinyl floor tiles are becoming one of my gaming ‘swiss army knives’ – I’m finding so much you can do with them, and the cheap ones are £2.50 for 6 30cm square ones (QD had packs for £1.50- but I don’t know how good the glue is compared to B&Q budget ones).  Sometimes people throw them away- they only needed 38, but had to buy 42- so you can get them free.  The secret is to use the adhesive side.
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Dr Who – Spitfires in Space Thursday, May 20 2010 


The Prussians are coming, the Prussians are coming! Wednesday, May 19 2010 


Choice of a new wargame period should probably have a better reason that “I want something with Tricornes” – however because of this mandate I have started War of Spanish Succession.

My first battalion, based for the ‘Black Powder’ ruleset, are done.

To see these brave lads being recruited see my flickr stream

Knackered Friday, May 7 2010 


I was going to write something on the need for a fairer voting system.  However I have just moved 3 cubic meters of topsoil from the front of the house to the back, and I am knackered.

OK Not clever or interesting but accurate.

Now do you see why I don’t understand addicts to twitter and Facebook?

Does any one know how much 3 Cu M of Top Soil weighs?