Count Belisarius

Oct 062014
 
Framlingham 2014

This last weekend saw a gathering of assorted denizens of the Loose Association of Wargamers forum and attendees of the annual Ayton games in Framlingham, Suffolk, the home town of Tim Hall. Tim organised the event, sorted the venue (the Crown) and arranged food on the day and pointed us all in the right direction Read more…

Oct 012014
 
An update at last! A bit of everything...

Since the Ayton game in May I’ve been right off painting. Distinct lack of mojo. I think the regular annual stress of getting everything painted for the weekend was a little too much. Always worth it for the game but it can be hard to get back into the painting routine afterwards. And it has Read more…

Jun 192014
 
A little blood and bilge and a lot of balls...

Escape from Pescadrix Following the defeat before the gates of Pescadrix the negotiations for peace went on for many weeks. The perceived treachery of the Braunschweig contingent was a shock to all concerned but taken very badly by von Donovan and the Altefritzenburg troops who had accepted them as allies following the recent campaign in Read more…

May 222014
 
Happy Birthday to me!

Well, I made it to the half century. Fifty today. And God does it feel like it! I thought I should at least mark the event so here are a few pics to chronicle the passage of time… I’ll not dig out the full range of childhood pics but just one to show my latent Read more…

May 102014
 
Ayton 2014

The early May Bank Holiday Weekend saw the fourth gathering in East Ayton for a weekend of wargaming, beer, food and excellent company! This year saw Henry Hyde taking the campaign reigns again and bringing us all back to the little principality of Granprix where it all began at the first Ayton in 2011. After Read more…