Welcome

Welcome to my wargaming blog,
I'm Dave and live in Morpeth, Northumberland in the UK.
This may or may not be a regular thing, we'll just have to see how it goes.

I am a painter/collector of figures first and a wargamer second. My thrill in this great hobby of ours is to place that final well researched & painted unit into the cabinet. The actual gaming with the figures is an important but secondary experience, we all like to win, but it isn't the be all and end all of it, being with good friends and having fun is.
Hope you will enjoy reading this blog as much as I will writing in it.
Just to remind the visitor to scroll down the various pages and click on 'older posts' to see more.
Dave.

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

New Year and Dutch Belgians

First off Happy New Year to all who visit this site (and anyone else for that matter). Each to their own but I'm not going to go over what in wargame or painting terms I've achieved over the last year. I don't paint or game to any schedule or pattern, life's too short and frankly though I really enjoy my hobby there are much more important things going on to plan which lead soldiers and in which order I'm going to paint them.
That said this does purport to be a blog about painting model soldiers and as I've just finnished painting some then here they are.

These guys are a 15mm Dutch Belgians from the 1815 Waterloo campaign. There are incidentally no actual Dutch Belgian figures in this lot (why buy stuff when I have spare figures which will do very well), there are French hussars, Austrian Grenzers Russian artillery and lots of British infantry all painted as Dutch Belgians.

The infantry brigade:




 
Light cavalry Brigade:




The artillery battery:




Carry on gaming chaps.
Dave.