Some of you may know I’m a bit of a Star Wars fan (in the same way Stalin was a bit of a tyrant). Others of you may be aware of the X-Wing Miniatures game, and that I play it. If you’re not, check it out – it’s a great hobby if you’re into space-combat… Continue reading Wars in the Stars, on a tabletop.
Since I changed my job role slightly and got very involved with that, and a few other things, my old writing blog fell by the wayside sadly. But my writing didn’t! I am now thirty thousand words into my novel and going strong – and still writing bits on the side. I’m pretty damn chuffed… Continue reading The War with Words Continues
2016 begins with a fresh chance to lose weight! As does every day, if you’ve got the right attitude. After losing five and a half stone (cue much rejoicing) I put two stone back on over a year and a half. I don’t have a reference for this except possible the noise made by… Continue reading Yet Again, Into the Breach
I cannot believe Draps found this. It is horrifically mundane and mildly dull as a principal – people can literally do that thing where they pretend to be a train conductor anywhere they like. On the bus, at the office; hell, even the gym! Train-conducting fantasists could be lying in wait for a signal and… Continue reading Pocket Trains: Is that the X-O’clock to nowhere?
The Ninth Age Battle Report – 2,400pts, Dwarves (Chad) Vs Warriors of Definitely-Not-Chaos (Jason) The Ninth Age is upon us! Or at least, those of us who are trying out the fancy fan-made rules that were cooked up by a group of gamers based on the Fantasy rules. For those of you who don’t… Continue reading First Foray Into the Ninth Age
Greetings! Having had several diffuse blogs on several diffuse subjects, I’ve decided to compile all future works here. It will be a collection of lifestyle, dieting, writing and gaming tales which I hope you all enjoy! A few will be published considerably later than they were written – hence the dates in the posts. I… Continue reading And So The Pages Creak, Long Closed From Human Eyes