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Another Slight Diversion The thoughts and reflections of an easily distracted wargame

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Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

Partizan 2017

Yesterday I made the trip to Partizan at Newark Showground. I’ve always enjoyed Partizan and the new venue is excellent. Despite a soft spot for the warren that was Kelham I have to admit th...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

Ayton 2017 – Other stuff…

Other stuff doesn’t really do it justice. This is just a collection of pics of other peoples armies and their games. I have no idea what was going on in most of them! There are also a few pi...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

Ayton 2017 – Day 2

And so we come to Day 2. The big  game! Western Crusaders and Eastern types assaulting a castle/village/church complex. Six players on our side versus four on the other, with a couple of gun...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

Ayton 2017 – Day 1

And so our 7th Ayton has come and gone. And a great weekend it was yet again. This year, as you will know if you have followed the last few posts, was to be Lion Rampant. Gary Phillips took ...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

T’was the night before Ayton. Again!

Tomorrow I’ll heading down to Ayton for what will be our 7th year! This year we are playing a large Lion Rampant game so I have mostly been painting Normans! And mostly over the last month a...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

As Ayton looms…

…I’m finally cracking on with the figures needed. To add to the crossbowmen I finished a few weeks ago I’ve added 12 more Foot Sergeants (though they may end up as Yeoman!) and 6 Foot Men at...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

The Lidl Grass Mat thing…

Willz, over on the A Military Gentleman forum and also on TWW, posted a link to the current offer at Lidl for 2mx1m artificial grass mats. Although a little darker than I would like they are...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

Fire and Fury in the North!

And so the day arrived! A little later than planned as we’d been out the night before and I left everyone at a sensible time (albeit a little the worse for wear) and went to meet up with my ...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

The game approaches – nearly there!

Took yesterday and today as flexi days. With the big ACW game coming tomorrow I wanted a bit of a rest before and a nice leisurely preparation with no panic and stress. Yeah…as if… First off...
Another Slight Diversion · 5M ago

Limbering up on the workbench!

Work continues towards next week’s ACW game. I’m pretty well on top of things but as ever I keep finding other things to do. First off I realised I needed some more limbers for the Union for...