Around Christmas I completed 2.4 metres of bocage. It doesn’t go very far and so i plan to do another 2.4 metres.
I wasn’t happy with the photo, realising I needed some fields so I had a bit of the cardboard that comes with boxed chocolates in my terrain box and decided to fix that up. Of course it warped when I glued it to a solid piece of cardboard, but I was ready for that and after a bit of bending I smeared glue on the bottom side and that seems to have fixed it.
While I was doing the bocage I also made up some stone walls (kitty litter glued onto a pop stick) and these, along with the sheep (six bases which I used for my DBM/DBA camps) pretending to be another field (maybe a meadow) are featured in the photos.
Recently I had read a post about a flaw with the mounted officer in the Airfix Napoleonic Highlanders set. The rear belt is not moulded on the figure. As I didn’t recall this I dug up the figure I had painted and sure enough, I had painted on the belt to cover up. I painted this figure in the early 1970s (forty years ago) so no wonder I didn’t remember the flaw. I was just glad to see I had compensated for it.
Anyway, here he is, front and back, lost somewhere in the bocage in France.