I felt a bit sleepy when I got home this evening, so after dinner I decided to have a nap. Two hours later...
Yes, it did throw a bit of a spanner in the works for my plan to finish the hussars this evening. I've got very close though - just the gold and some silver highlights on sabre blades to do, then varnishing.
Pics as they are now:
That means that tomorrow I should finish them quite quickly and then I can start on the Cossacks.