Monthly Wrap-Up – Oct 2021

October feels like it has been a bust! I’ve certainly not felt as productive as the previous month, but this is the problem with being self critical over productivity. Nothing ever feels like it’s enough! Book Reviews Considering I said I wanted to read more books this month… I didn’t do so well. Amok –Continue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up – Oct 2021”

What to do on a Sunday?

Update with artwork, of course!It’s been a while since I shared any of my artwork and rather than give each of these their own posts, I figured I’d wait until I had a few things finished and share them all together. Commissions It wouldn’t be an art update if there wasn’t some busts to share!Continue reading “What to do on a Sunday?”

Dune – Frank Herbert

Title: DuneAuthor: Frank HerbertPublished by: HodderPublication date: August 1965Genre: Science FictionPages: 592Format: PaperbackSource: Private Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, forContinue reading “Dune – Frank Herbert”

3w Wednesday – 20th Oct

I feel like I have been most unproductive this past week or so, blog wise. I got ‘stuck’ on a book that I should have DNF’ed, but was too stubborn to quit; mostly due to it’s acclaim as being a good book. Alas, this was not my experience! So, I have a couple of blogContinue reading “3w Wednesday – 20th Oct”

3W Wednesday – 13th Oct

The WWW Wednesday meme was started by Taking on a World of Words and asks three questions beginning with W about books. You’re then encouraged to be social and post a link on the blog, etc, etc. What are you reading? Dune – Frank Herbert I’m not really sure if I am enjoying reading thisContinue reading “3W Wednesday – 13th Oct”

Sharpe’s Rifles – Bernard Cornwell

Title: Sharpe’s RiflesAuthor: Bernard CornwellPublished by: HarperCollinsPublication date: 1st Jan 1988Genre: Historical FictionPages: 352Format: PaperbackSource: Private Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of riflemen join the assault of a strong French force holding the Holy City of Santiago de Compostela. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of RiflemenContinue reading “Sharpe’s Rifles – Bernard Cornwell”

Amok – Sebastian Fitzek

Title: AmokAuthor: Sebastian FitzekPublished by: Head of ZeusPublication date: 11th Nov 2021Genre: ThrillerPages: 464Format: eBookSource: NetGalley Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis This morning a dangerous psychopath is playing an old game with new rules. He’s taken six people hostage at Berlin’s leading radio station. Every hour, a telephone will ring somewhere in Berlin. Maybe itContinue reading “Amok – Sebastian Fitzek”

3W Wednesday – 6th Oct

Hasn’t this week gone quick!? The second one of these ‘memes’ on the blog, so going strong, right? As previously mentioned, I took the idea of doing these from Alli the book Giraffe and I’m looking forward to sharing this weeks update. What are you reading? Sharpe’s Rifles – Bernard Cornwell It feels great gettingContinue reading “3W Wednesday – 6th Oct”

Miniature Monday – 4th Oct

That week zoomed by quickly! Another instalment of Miniature Monday is already upon us – although I’ll be adding a couple of things at the end of this post that concern other topics too! Stormblood Guard This week for the Stormblood Guard, I have mostly been sticking Paladins together. These are fantastic models and IContinue reading “Miniature Monday – 4th Oct”