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Revisited Ogre after nearly 20 years.

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Revisited Ogre after nearly 20 years... not only has the suck fairy not visited, but, as Alicia Smithsaid, the 'pimp my game' fairy has.

Here a Mark III falls foul of 4 howitzers, 2 GEVs, 2 missile tanks, and handful of infanty. Largely thanks to a very lucky opening hit on the main battery.

At the end, I had lost one howitzer, and all my mobile forces, except for the two GEVs. My command post also survived!


Our copy of the Designer's Edition of Ogre has arrived here in West Oz.

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Our copy of the Designer's Edition of Ogre has arrived here in West Oz.

The courier was like a whirlwind, and there was some collateral damage...

Listening to The Whitlams at A Day on the Green. They still rock and still pull the heartstrings like no-one else.

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Listening to The Whitlams at A Day on the Green. They still rock and still pull the heartstrings like no-one else.

There's an Indiegogo project for a hand-held spectroscope for food analysis - for coeliacs like me this is a...

There's an Indiegogo project for a hand-held spectroscope for food analysis - for coeliacs like me this is a stunning development - the alternative tests take over 30 minutes, and cost $20 per test-stick...
http://igg.me/p/tellspec-what-s-in-your-food/csgp/1047762

A wider shot of the same scene. Yes, things are about to go horribly wrong....

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A wider shot of the same scene. Yes, things are about to go horribly wrong....

Every year we hold a memorial Wings of War / Wings of Glory game at the W.A.

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Every year we hold a memorial Wings of War / Wings of Glory game at the W.A. Boardgaming Association meeting closest to 11/11.

We missed last year by being on a 3 month trip, so this year we made a special effort.

Here, a Br14 makes a break from a furball of D.VIIs, Camels, Gothas (!), and Caproni 3s (!!!), and makes a run for a recon photo target.

By the time the furball broke up, the Br14 was making for the secondary target, there had been a collision between a Caproni and a a Gotha, and someone else had collided with a barrage balloon!

Moral? Don't try to dogfight with bombers!

Twilight sailing on the Swan on a friend's SS22.

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Twilight sailing on the Swan on a friend's SS22.