Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Sunday, 18 October 2020

Farleigh Hungerford Castle near Trowbridge Wilts

 Farleigh Hungerford castle by Philip Corke. This is my local castle.

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/farleigh-hungerford-castle/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farleigh_Hungerford_Castle


WSS Strelets-R 1/72

 Interesting blog piece on Wargaming for grown ups on using the 1/72 figures available now. I have just started painting some so I was particularly interested.

Saturday, 17 October 2020

Dutch drill figures from 1713

We probably have had these before but they recently came up again and I thought maybe they could do with a bit more attention. See more here


 

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

WSS French Horse Grenadiers 1/72 Strelets-R


 Go here to see more. 

Fall of Basing House 1645

 Today's anniversary


Parliamentary forces commanded by Oliver Cromwell stormed and sacked Basing House in Hampshire. One of the grandest mansions in England and home to the Marquess of Winchester, it had withstood 2 previous sieges.

Hochkirch 1758

 Today's anniversary. Wiki