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In which I make a nonworking fan from a working fan

I gutted my old PC the other day, and salvaged a few bits from it. First to get the terrain treatment is this small fan. Obligatory safety note: try not to electrocute yourself to death when disintegrating an old computer. … Continue reading

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Unhappy tummykins and Planetstrike

I cannot report any progress. I was going to buckle down last night and get back to work, but some wretched event gave me belly-ache quite literally. What it was, I do not know. It may have been the wine … Continue reading

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Soldiers of fortune!

I pity the fool who hasn’t bought these miniatures. That said, I’ve no idea what I’ll do with them. Just owning them is enough! BA has been waiting for everyone else to be finished for quite a while, patient Sergeant. … Continue reading

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The game is afoot!

I feel I should put in some awful joke about football here, but thankfully for you, loyal reader, the very thought disgusts me. As you will have deduced from the above picture, I have painted my first Sherlock. I am … Continue reading

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Slay the Dragon

Yesterday we hunted dinosaurs! As I forgot to take any pictures at the time, I earlier sought to recreate some of the events of yesterday. There were three groups of blood-crazed hunters with scant respect for re-eradicating terrible lizards so … Continue reading

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Great Scott, Holmes!

I present to you Doctor John Watson, Doctor James Watson, Mr Sherlock Holmes, Mr Sherlock Holmes, Mr Sherlock Holmes and Her Royal and Imperial Majesty, the Queen Empress Victoria. Several years ago I saw some models of Holmes and Watson … Continue reading

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Feel the energy!

This blog is so chill that my man, Si, is shiverin’, man! And you know that’s chilled. And relaxed. So let’s say chill-axed, which is a totally awesome and certainly not risible construct of the two. Hell, yeah. Well, I … Continue reading

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Day 2 On the New Regime

So today was legs. It was a snow day so I slept in till 11, so even if my personal trainer/teacher showed up (doubtful), I missed him by five hours. So I improvised based on the rough template he gave … Continue reading

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Insubstantial Enthusiasm!

From The Wonder Book of the Navy, which an acquaintance in Germany kindly sent me some time ago. It’s one of those joyful pieces of Imperial propaganda from those days people like to be nostalgic about. Perhaps because we didn’t … Continue reading

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1/72-Man strikes again!

I always used to have terrible trouble with my mounted figures coming off their horses. I don’t know if pinning just never occurred to me or if the fact that I’d have to buy a pin vice played a part. … Continue reading

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