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New for 2013 new adventures 1895 and Beyond

Henry has introduced me to a new set of rules look here for new tales of these adventures.
IHNM - In Her Majesty's Name by Osprey


My newly updated blog for supplies and painting tips gleaned from the web and my general surplus miniature selling page click on the link to take you to the new blog.

I now have joined the electronic age and have paypal and EBay auctions.


This is a blog I set up to chronicle my adventures in wargaming overseas in Scotland in 2011 and to continue following particular games overseas that I enjoyed with my new friends in Edinburgh. I look forward to finally updating this with more pics soon.


Napoleonic Campaigning in Italy

Napoleonic Campaigning in Italy
Les Grognards Blog "The sabre that Napoleon used at Marengo"

Napoleon's Drum and his Marshals

Napoleon's Drum and his Marshals
Napoleon Mulling over his battle plan

Napoleon reflecting by Iron Mitton

Napoleon reflecting by Iron Mitton
Quiet before the battle

Napoleon the morning of waterloo

More Iron Mitton Cartoons

More Iron Mitton Cartoons
Knock - Knock

Iron Mitton Cartoons

Iron Mitton Cartoons

Civility in wargaming

Civility in wargaming

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Borodino - Republic to Empire - Barry Hilton

Pics later today I command the Historic French 57th line and a battalion of the 111th line as we attack Bordino to drive the Russians before us.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Iron Mitton Cartoon

Saw this great cartoon by Iron Mitten i find it reflective of my journey though i saw fish sharks and wet fields in North Scotland yesterday. I did see some manta rays so i guess they would be my 'arrows' More comments soon on my new blog volleyfireoverseas.

"Join the army, see the world they said...all I get to see is sand and arrows!"

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Wednesday night Short game due to Preparations for Scotland

Andy and I finished our Napoleonic Game tonight as we were beginning final preparations for my three month journey / adventure in Edunburgh, Scotland Scheduled departure February 15th 2011 arrive
UK February 16th. They say life begins at 50 - well 51 is a new beginning for me!

Stay tuned for dispatches on VolleyfireOverseas the other blog - I will have a new laptop to
document and download pictures and stories and such.

Now on to the game which may use R2E excerpts for the scenario. When we left our Prussian Hero's they were under attack in the fortified church by 2 French Legere battalions and One lone square stood defending
against Hussars and French/polish infantry. On the other side Prussian Hussars got the jump on a battery of French foot artillery