• Other Hobbies

    Vintage Tin Lizzie

    I continue to progress in clearing my decades-long backlog of hobby projects. My latest completion was another wargaming sub-hobby — scale modeling. I acquired a 1:16 Lindberg Model T around the same time I bought the war-game-sized contemporary rides. I’ve…

  • Colonial,  Funny Little Wars,  Vintage

    Beefing Up the Band

    Your Humble Correspondent has been suitably prolific on the hobby front, but not sufficiently strict about documentation. I have much to share. Whilst in quest of identification of my Royal Marine Band, I found an Ebay listing for a quite…

  • Colonial,  Isla Victoria,  Painting

    Good to Know

    Gadding about the internet, as one does, he daily encounters innumerable morsels of guidance and advice. Some are retained for later use; others flutter harmlessly through the void betwixt the ears. My first-ever purchased 54mm figures from Armies in Plastic…

  • Ascaria,  Imagi-Nation,  Other Hobbies,  Pirates/Naval

    The Ascodali Navy

    My first sub-hobby to wargaming was paper modeling. In the earlier days of web commerce, one could purchase, download, and print out paper models of terrain, vehicles, and miniatures. (And, I know, one still can, though I no longer do…