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Canaries – A Sinjorge Crusade short – WH40k


Corporal Garth Broadshaw adjusted the cuff on his dress uniform; tugging out a wrinkle here,  smoothing a crinkle there. Satisfied that they were as perfect as they could be, he pulled gently at his starched collar, wincing as his fingers brushed against the chafed skin of his neck. Sighing, he straightened up in his saddle and … Continue reading

Warriors: Past to Present – A writer’s reference, and a writing challenge – Part 3 – Yorkist Man at Arms – Battle of Bosworth 1485


The amazing photographer, Thom Atkinson has recently published what he calls ‘Soldiers Inventories’ on his website. These photos are clearly a work of art and show a love for the subject that is sublime. Each piece is laid out as if it were part of a puzzle and every time I look at them, I spot something different, … Continue reading

The cold embrace


The following is a story that was inspired by a couple of pencil sketches by Karl Kopinksi of two French cavalrymen from the Napoleonic era. I don’t know what setting that Karl had in mind for them, but I hope he likes this one! ***** Snow drifted slowly down, adding to the inches that had … Continue reading

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