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Almost Free for the Summer. . .

The Elstermuehl near Plessa in Brandenburg.  I really like the colors and silhouette of the main part of the the building where the waterwheel is.

Well, only a conference presentation -- on reading compliance among undergrads --  remaining tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, and then I am relatively free until mid-August when it all begins again.  A little time daydreaming today about a few more buildings I want to tackle this summer along with wrapping up those various painting odds and ends.  And Crann Tara shall soon release several new batches of figures!  The two I have my eye on are a generic mounted officer and another on foot peering through a telescope, both wearing open greatcoats.  Imagine the possibilities for those two!  In the meantime, here are a bunch of photos on which I'll base those three or four new structures.  I think it's going to be a good few months.

-- Stokes

 A couple of photographs of the same old half-timbered warehouse in Klaipeda (ex-Memel) now and then.

An  old German Lutheran church in the former East Prussia near Pogegen.
An old weaver's house in Lower Silesia.


My Dear Heinz-Ulrich, Greetings!

It has been a long late winter, early spring season and the muddy roads have certainly slowed communication. The images of these classic buildings are certainly inspirational and ought to lead to an enlarged urban center for your table top armies to defend. Have your engineers given thought to building any walls or to repairing the more ancient walls from medieval times that certainly must have surrounded your urban centers?

Have a wonderful season away from the university and grading papers,

Gerardus Magnus

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