Cutting wood now…

After extensive research touring the hamlets and villages of Yorkshire (via Google Street View), I’ve come up with a design that I feel meets all of the criteria for Malton’s Angel Inn (se...

Ey Up (part 3)

I just received a model of the ‘Velocitas’ in the post today from my good friends at Eureka Miniatures. I have to say, this is the oddest vehicle I’ve ever seen. Only Eureka would ev...

Ey up (part 2)

Been doing a bit of research on the (now demolished) Angel Inn at Malton, and I think it’s safe to say there’s 2/3 of sod all info out there. This is what I know: It was built in 1711 and ...

Ey up (part 1)

I’ve been commissioned to make a building facade by my friend Nic Robson (Eureka Miniatures), to go with his pet project. The building is of a Georgian pub in a little Yorkshire village called M...

Taking Stock

More for my own benefit than for any passers-by, today’s entry is a review of what I have achieved in Gaming this year and what I need to get happening!!! Run Little Wars Adelaide. Done! And don...

The Road to Dunkerque

A while ago I watched a film starring John Mills and Richard Attenborough simply called Dunkirk. Despite being made in the 50s it still stands up today as a well made and story-driven film that illust...

D&D – An Interrupted Journey

There has been a resurgence of interest in this game here at Casa del Dagorlad. I have copies of every edition of D&D since I first picked up the Red Box back in 1978, but it’s been around ...

Imladris – madness ensues

It’s early days yet, but I’ve started work on my most ambitious terrain piece yet. If I finish this, it will be a miracle. Rivendell, in all it’s 28mm scale glory! I am doing this be...

On the road again…

I finally got around to doing a scenic base for my giant scorpion (see my previous post), the first mini in my collection for Atomic Sunset. I chose to place him on an urban roadway, partially to set ...

Atomic Sunset

Ah, the gentle buzz of flying insects on a summer’s day. The coolness of freshly made lemonade, sipped in comfort on the porch while the kids play on the lawn. The roar of engines as the Nationa...