Sunday, 30 January 2011

All The King's Armies

I finished reading To The Last Round the other day, which was very well researched and thoroughly detailed yet also quite readable. I'm not about to dive into the Korean War as a project anytime soon but it's one that I'll be thinking about, probably with a focus on Cold War Commander in 10mm.  

As a bit of a change, I've dug out a copy of All The King's Armies by Stuart Reid that I've had stashed away in the book pile for years. I thought it would be useful to refresh my memory on the military campaigns in the South and South West, before I get stuck into the 28mm Pike and Shotte stuff at some point later on this year.

Other than that, I've had no time to get any more painting done this weekend as I've been tied down with various family and friend related entertainments both yesterday and today. I'm also a bit knackered, which doesn't help.

However, I'm going to try to get the rifles, entrenching tools, hands and faces painted tomorrow evening if I can finish off the incredibly annoying flat pack cupboard assembly task that I've been landed with first. No promises but I'm hoping to shift things along a bit in the next couple of days.


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