Having got a bit stuck finishing off the XMAS Brigades, Painters Block they call it. I get a bit Zombified when I try to get started, give up after a few minutes and dread going back to them.
I have been using the time to do a spot of re-arranging my storage in the wargames hut.
Well, not just a spot of re-arranging, more a case of a complete overhaul.
I started by rummaging about in the loft to see how much space there was available. I found a lot of stuff that I had forgotten about. For example I came across two Atari 400s, a gigantic disc drive and a carrier bag of power supplies, game controllers and floppy discs. Time for the dump I thought but my eldest daughter spotted them and claimed them, valuable heirlooms she said. At least they are out of my way.
I also found several boxes of unmade plastic kits, mostly American trucks and half tracks, they can wait in the loft for another day. A surprising find was a box of old Science Fiction Paperbacks, Lensman Series and Dorsai and a few more. That's my summer holiday (re)-reading sorted out.
I managed to ignore more boxes further back in the loft as I had made enough space to consider removing some underused stuff from the wargames hut.
Back in the hut I continued a purge of various sized cardboard boxes and reinstalled their contents into a new batch of Really Useful Boxes. I now have well over sixty of them and I think I still need a few more yet.
I identified a bundle of wargaming stuff that I'm unlikely to use but too good to give away. I may well stack them back in the loft or I may try to sell them as there are some good bits in there. I have Tide of Iron and one of the Supplements, Attack, and Doom (with all the figures painted). I might display them via this blog if there is any interest.
Finally I had some of the lads down for a game, Zombies, you guessed it!
Here's me, bottom left, the handsome chap in red plotting a route through the zombie hoard towards the as yet undeployed helicopter which I succeeded in doing. The game itself is a lttle gem and good for filling out an otherwise spare evening.