Feck me, I have not held my concentration like this in a long while. This is a good thing.
I've stuccoed the ruin all over(well, except the ceilings I just noticed) and started rubbling them up a bit.
I had to report at work this morning, to discuss
getting back in the saddle (starting again on monday, 4 hours a day -
funny thing, my boss is on crutches cause he broke his leg 4 weeks
ago....and he is coming to work every day) and after that I decided to
park up in the city to have my walking excercise there. I ran into a
discount shop full of, well, crap, but in the back was a big table with
discounted stuff and Buy 2 get 1 free. And what do I spy with my
My wife tells me they use this for adding to potted plants and
candles to make it look rustic...something? Whatever, I just bagged 3
pots for a total of 1 kilo of grit and coarse bits of ghastly coloured
rock. I'll paint them over anyway so who cares. Grand total, 1,70 euro.
Happy camper, problem solved.
A few weeks ago I put out a request
to the kit trading post for surplus 1:35 scale ammo cans, and found the
replies to be most unhelpful ("Go buy aftermarket resin stuff" was the
main comment) but 1 chap offered me 2 sets of 1:35 Italeri Modern Battle
Gear for a tenner or a 2 engined bomber. Well, better then nothing I
thought. So I got two sets of these:
That's it for today, I'm off to fysio for some knee work.