Monthly Archives: January 2011

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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First Day On My New Regime

Today marks the first day in my latest attempt at a regular lifting regime. I haven’t really gone to the gym on a regular basis since I started kickboxing (late October/early November), and in the past month and a half … Continue reading

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The Adventures of 1/72-Man!

I went up to the attic the other day, and unearthed a veritable treasure-trove of old 1/72 plastic miniatures. Some of the ugly, aged Airfix variety, others the more modern Haet, Italeri and so on. I used to play with … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Shennanigans

I’d been looking forward to Saturday for a long time! Si, Tammy and Nathan arrived a little earlier than expected, and I drove us all down to Biddulph Grange County Park. It was originally a walk constructed for the local … Continue reading

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The past has incident! The present has mud. The future’s hiding behind that hill.

Written last night before I slept. I live in the past. Would someone please send me a history book so I know what to expect? Today I almost talked to a fellow I used to know at school, a friend … Continue reading

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