Friday, 20 March 2020

“I believe that it’s called al fresco”

After an early frost the sun warmed the garden and my youngest daughter and I took the chance to tidy the patio and give it a spruce up. Later in the house I found a notebook with my musings from seven years ago. The plan was ( and still is) to use the patio for gaming ...



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  1. Tempting! Very tempting.... I wonder if my wife would get suspicious if I started buying 1ft patio blocks....

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  2. Have tried it the past - but now we have a dog who would interfere !

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  3. Gridded paving slabs. Outdoor garden games. That way madness lies ...

    until you start looking at ground grid Plastic parking drainage stuff https://www.drainageshop.co.uk/groundgrid
    and start noticing the hexes which might just ... no, best stop there!
    By the way - Is Al Fresco the country or the main character?

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    1. Best ask Lilly Allen. Stop indeed there. I am thinking of knocking up some Acw etc boats from scrap and using it as a sea too.

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  5. Portable wargame becomes patio wargame? :D

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  6. That's a great idea! What figures do you have in mind? Cheers, Karl

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  7. Here are some images from my naval games run on my patio:
    http://snv-ttm.blogspot.com/p/flagstone-fleets.html

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