Slow couple of weeks

GHQ A9 Cruiser Tank — barrel replaced with 0.4mm steel wire
Gaming and modelling has slowed down fairly dramatically around here, partly because quite a lot of my home town, Christchurch, has fallen down recently. Fortunately my own house got off reasonably lightly, just losing its chimney and a bunch of vases, and things are gradually getting more or less back to normal.

I just received an order from GHQ — some 1:285 scale early WWII British armour (A9, A10, A13 and Vickers light tanks), which I'll be getting on to re-barreling and painting pretty shortly. GHQ stuff is bloody expensive, but I have to say they do make a very fine teensy-tiny toy tank.

Yet Another Hill

 I got a cheap 30-watt foam-cutting hot wand from China a few days ago, and tried it out by carving up a foam off-cut into another hill. ...