It's Memorial Day. And I am astonished that Janet and I are still here to make note of that fact. Given our health issues, I was pretty sure that we were not going to survive this past year. However, like my dad, we've gotten through to the other side; we've both been vaccinated, and are fine. We'll see what the future holds - he did, in 1944...
The old MacBook is finally being retired, and the new (and massively more powwerful as well as larger) iMac is now up and running here on my desk. The interim H-P machine has now gone back downstairs to the game room, and it's also up and running. I have Skype, Zoom, and Discord all up and running in the game room - we're taking our first steps into running games on-line, and I think it'll all work.
If you missed the live broadcast of this spectacle last week, you can see it in multiple versions on You Tube. It was, and is, the kind of show that Hollywood can't seem to do anymore, and the stuff of all those Thursday nights out at Phil's. He loved Ancient Egypt, and in these videos you can see why...
Annie Norman, of Bad Squiddo Games, is in the throes of a new Kickstarter for more of her 28mm 'Red Army Women'. These are mostly winter versions of her line, but are all new scuplts. The Kickstarter funded in literally 12 minutes, and is now at something like 400% of her original goal.
These are sculpted by Alan March, who also does a lot of the Tekumel Project figures, and are all quite nice; nnie is one of the very few miniatures companies - along with our own Howard Fielding and his Tekumel Project - that I will buy from sight unseen. (I've been burned, a few times.)
The Management of this little confection deeply regrets to announce the passing of Captain Sir Thomas Moore, late of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. More details may be found at www.bbc.com, and other news outlets.
This will be a run-on paragraph, sorry to say; I have been away too long, due to some very bad news over the past few months. The conversations still go on at my forum, though.