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ge2002bill Supporting Member of TMP23 Feb 2017 7:07 a.m. PST

Diary of a Subaltern in the Sudan is a photo story on the Campaigns of General Pettygree blog. Images as usual are accented with brief dialogue and narration here:


General Pettygree does not appear. Instead we meet the aforementioned unnamed subaltern and his friend Freddy Grandmaison on a scout along the newly built rail line between Wadi Halfi and Kosheh in northern Sudan. 54mm miniatures from Britains and John Jenkins Designs appear throughout. Views I trust will be eye-catching and the story engaging.

Bill P.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP23 Feb 2017 7:43 a.m. PST

Beautiful to behold and inspiring to my own efforts, as always. I just happen to be re-reading Mr. Churchill's "The River War," so the timing couldn't be better. Looking forward to the next chapter!

Gone Fishing23 Feb 2017 8:20 a.m. PST

I have the feeling this is going to be good. There's nothing quite like a game in 54mm, and with such beautiful figures and terrain, along with a knack for storytelling, this should be a rare treat. Looking forward to future updates!

Will you ever tell us the extent of your collection. It's off-narrative, but fascinating to hear how other gamers approach their projects! Keep up the great work.

Lion in the Stars23 Feb 2017 5:04 p.m. PST

Huzzah! A new story from the General!

John Miller Inactive Member23 Feb 2017 8:14 p.m. PST

ge2002bill: Been looking forward to this. Thanks very much! John Miller

tkdguy23 Feb 2017 11:54 p.m. PST

Nice report! I look forward to reading how the battle turns out.

ge2002bill Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2017 11:36 a.m. PST

Thank you Everyone,
I appreciate your kind remarks and interest. Feedback is important to bloggers.

The battle was fought on the 23rd instant. Der Alte Fritz (Jim P.) and I took many photos.

More soon.

Bill P.

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