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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Saturday, 1 August 2015

Saturday Workbench

It's been a bit of a washout this week. After work on Monday I decided to pop down to 4D Model Shop for some bits and pieces before going to the club for a demo game of Star Wars: Imperial Assault. Unfortunately, while on the tube between the shop and the club I felt something go rather painfully in my back. Game abandoned, head home, rest back. No game so no AAR.

Luckily, my back had eased off overnight and I haven't had any more back pain so far. However, I seem to have hit a patch of fatigue, so haven't been able to paint in the evenings, meaning no more progress on the 6mm ACW boys. Fortunately I had plenty of reading material piled up to go through.

Confession time - I did adopt a few more Hotwheels cars this morning:





I decided to do something creative this afternoon. Here's a pic of the materials I used:


I'll post some pics tomorrow of my creative output, but for now will leave you guessing.

7 comments:

  1. You did right your back is much more important than an AAR. So Doctor Clint says rest it and NO strenuous activities! I don't want to put you of at all as I am enjoying the Car Wars stuff, But I suspect you might have enough cars now. But most importantly, take care you!

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  2. Really sorry to hear that you've not been on top form, but as Clint says look after number one first - that said I'm looking forward to seeing whatever you have built, my money is on dilapidated buildings with broken glass?

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  3. Sorry you missed your game but everyone is right - you've got to watch your back. I hurt mine and didn't rest it enough and it gave me trouble for months. Looking forward to seeing whatever you've made.

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  4. Sorry to hear of it back pain is the worst pain! You've been out pacing everyone for months so a rest is well deserved.

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  5. Wonderful collection of "wheels", Tamsin. Long before I got into military toys, I used to play with first Matchbox and then the cooler Hot Wheels cars. I loved the mag wheels and red striped race tires :)

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  6. More cars!!!! And what on earth are you making??

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  7. @ everyone - thanks for the concern about my back. It seems that it was just a spasm or something. Resting it for a couple of hours when I got home seemed to sort it out.

    @ Clint - you're right about the cars. I've got more than enough now. I'll have to resist temptation when I'm out shopping ;)

    @ Michael A - nothing that complicated I'm afraid :)

    @ Herbert - well, what I've made is up now :)

    @ Robert - I haven't been that busy! :)

    @ DeanM - it is quite a collection; probably a lot more than I really need to be honest ;)

    @ Ray - errmm, yes, more cars! I've posted the results of my crafting session now :)

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