Recent Books, Impetus and update.

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Aug 292009
 

Just picked up the following as I delve yet again into the Punic Wars: Cannae: The Experience of Battle in the Second Punic War, Gregory DalyLost Battles: Reconstructing the Great Clashes of the Ancient World, Philip A.G. SabinHannibal’s Last Battle: Zama and the Fall of Carthage, Brian Todd Carey The Cannae and Zama books are Read more…

The past week…

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Aug 252009
 

Been a little slow really. Painting on pause as having finished the Spanish I wanted to set up the table and put them all out facing the Romans. That I have done, but have yet to roll some dice and put them in some sort of game like motion! Maybe soon… Having had to move Read more…

The rain in Spain…

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Aug 192009
 
The rain in Spain...

…falls mainly on the hordes of Spanish warriors charging down from the hills! Just finished re-basing the Spanish I got off Ian. I’d painted up a few command groups for them, two more stands of light horse, and re-based the first of my Celitiberians to give the army a good solid core! So this was Read more…

A Little Personal History – Part 2 (not so long post, still no pictures!)

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Aug 182009
 

So…where was I. After a few years in IT I decided it was not for me and headed up north to Newcastle to study Linguistics. Chosen languages? German and Sanskrit. The latter because a wanted a ‘dead’ language, both Greek and Latin clashed with other subjects and after one lecture on Classical Hebrew I opted Read more…

A Little Personal History – Part 1 (long post, no pictures!)

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Aug 172009
 

I’ve been meaning to post a little more on my wargaming history for a while. It’s been touched upon in other posts but not in any chronological/structured format. So here goes… In the beginning…there was Airfix. I had hundreds and hundreds of them. 20mm, 54mm. All periods. I can’t even remember exactly when I started Read more…