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little plastic unpainted faces

No, not a sermon on the devilry of over-used plastic surgery but a few thoughts on that other scourge of our times… Warhammer! I had a long term strategy where I wouldn’t use any model that wasn’t fully painted. Problem is my painting speed is glacial. So I have a number of boxes of wee […]

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Music

#listeningto dec burke – destroy all monsters

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Games

the saga of inquisitor emerson

This (and apologies for the poor paint job / image) is Inquisitor Emerson. I play Warhammer 40K. I’m sure I’ve banged on about this in the past. Its not something I hide. Recently I’ve been bogged down in too many miniature painting projects for too many army ideas and, as is often the case with […]

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Film & TV

doctor who : the keys of marinus

After Unearthly Child, after The Daleks, after The Edge of Destruction, after Marco Polo… The Keys Of Marinus. This is the first story (not counting Marco Polo, which very little of has survived) where we properly see the Tardis crew working together. Everyone shines. And despite the odd dialogue fluff it’s brilliant. The sets are […]

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doctor who : series 11 teaser

Forty seconds. Three companions. One Doctor. Listen to the football commentary in the background. Because that’s there for a reason. 🙂 New Doctor Who, New friends, New Adventures. #DoctorWho pic.twitter.com/xSFsIGuTp6 — Doctor Who Official (@bbcdoctorwho) July 15, 2018

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movie magic : a possible new comic book movie that isn’t DC or Marvel?

I know. I don’t believe it either. Duncan Jones, he of Warcraft, Source Code and, more importantly, Moon, has said he’s going to do a comic book movies next. There are articles across the interwebs certain it’s not anything to do with the big two (DC or Marvel). A number of them mention publishers like […]

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Mental Health

mental health : words of kindness

As I claw my way out DEFCON 1 (not quite to DEFCON 2, but I’m definitely not as self-destructive, or just plain destructive, today) I was thinking about small moments of kindness and, while I don’t depend on them, how appreciative I am when they happen. And, when I remember to do so, I like […]

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Mental Health

mental health : the current state of mind

This is the sound my mind is currently making, this or something very close. It’s such a strange thing. The last few days have been so bad, so dark, that it’s really difficult to think clearly about anything at all. Am I at risk? I don’t know. I don’t think so. Certainly I don’t have […]

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project skaven : warp lightning cannon #1

I’ve had these little plastic ratmen for years. Unpainted. Their sad little ratty faces looking at the insides of their box. (This is a Warhammer thing.) After years of not painting them, finally, FINALLY, Project Skaven has begun. I really have no idea how many little plastic humanoid ratmen I have. Over a hundred? Maybe. […]

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Mental Health

update : mental health

I had a whole screed written about this but my computer crashed and I lost the file I tend to put blog ideas in. Ah, well. Long story short… last summer suicide attempt 4 weeks in Gartnavel Royal Hospital for change of meds and being kept safe out regular meetings with GP work let me […]