Castle Extension no. 2

Well finally after 18 months I have finally finished the third castle add on, the Archers.  They are another fine set of Valdemar figures that fit in well with the rest of life that went on around the castle back then.  Archery would have been one activity that would be very much at the fore […]

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Corsair Update

I just thought I would post a few photos of the Corsairs and the native guys I have chosen to repel these bothersome pirates. The corsairs are from Dark Alliance, sets one and two, and the natives are made by Caesar. The little boat is the medieval life boat by Zvezda, and will fit in […]

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NINA

Well I have finished the little sailing ship NINA the 1/75 scale model made by Heller, quite a fine vessel and it is ideal for the purpose I have in mind. Not being ship savvy it was a challenge!  Putting the hull etc. together was easy enough but rigging it was the hard part.  After […]

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Dutch Red Lancers

This week I finished painting the Zvezda Life Guard Polish Uhlans that I have changed to Dutch Red Lancers, they are a great set with lots of detail so easy to paint. As there are a good number of figures in the set (18), I feel I have enough cavalry as with this lot it […]

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Zvezda Cuirassiers

Well hello, Now I won’t go on about is the problem the world is experiencing at the moment as you would have heard it all by now; I just trust you are all well and coping with it in your own way. This week I have painted up the Vezda Cuirassiers set and they turned […]

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Italeri French Heavy Cavalry

Well just an update on this week’s work. I have had this set of Italeri French Heavy Cavalry sitting around as long as the Red Lancers which I have only just painted, I hadn’t even unboxed them!   Well these Carabiniers are my favourite French Cavalry so I must have put more effort into them as […]

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Swamp Diorama Update

Well I’m putting in more practice on posting on my blog as I’m one of those old folk who need to do things a number of times before I become confident, one of the few disadvantages of growing up before the technical world became everyday use. To those marvellous patient people that follow my blog, […]

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