Its a weekend, its raining and my wife is busy at a dogshow......Yeehaw!
My original plan was to rearrange most of the furniture in my room again or at least to tidy it up. The alternate plan was to paint soldiers. Rewatching the entire 3rd Season of GofT in 24 hours wasn't part of the plan but at least it left time for a quick game.
For this return to the late 19th C I reverted to minor variant on the version of The Tin Army as used in the Kapelle game last June. More in a day or so.
EXERT FROM APPENDIX 1 from Don Featherstone's Battles With Model Soldiers
(The book that got me started.)
"Nothing in these pages is a dictate, no word says you must or you shall do it this way. On the contrary, the book sets out from the very beginning to stimulate the reader to think for himself, and to use what he has read merely as a foundation for efforts and ideas which reflect his own temperament and character. Only in this way will he obtain maximum satisfaction from the hobby of battling with model soldiers."
-Don Featherstone 1918 - 2013
Saturday, May 14, 2016
I love a rainy day.
Labels: tin army
Born and raised in the suburbs of Montreal, 5 years in the Black Watch of Canada Cadets, 5 years at the Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean followed by 4 in the navy. 25 years with CPC in IT simultaneous with 23 years running a boarding kennel. Inherited my love of toy soldiers from my mother's father. Married with a Whippet, 10 Italian Greyhounds, 4 cats and a bird. Prematurely retired and looking forward to leisure to game, garden and sculpt in our 150 yr old farmhouse.