Big Andy

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Sports or Recreation
Occupation Purveyor of Toy Soldiers and part time writerr.
Location Stanley, County Durham, United Kingdom
Introduction I've been in the Wargaming/ Military Modelling/ Military History hobby since 1970 . In that time I've had a go at most aspects including Re-enactment and Black powder shooting. Outside the hobby I like "Old Masters" painting Victorian Genre painting and English Watercolours, Irish and Scottish Whiskies, Fine dining and Real Ale. I also collect Antiquarian Books. I also write, my first book is now published and my second is now at the publishers. My third is currently 'under construction.
Interests Military History, Real Ale, Single Malts Good Food, Art and Architecture. Free Speech for all.
Favorite Movies The Searchers, 84 Charing Cross Rd, Casablanca, To Have and to Have Not. The Three Musketeers. Gentlemen prefer Blondes, Some like it Hot.The Long Memory, Zulu
Favorite Music Meatloaf. James Taylor. JS Bach Edward Elgar, Glen Miller. Mark Knopfler, and many more
Favorite Books Anything by George MacDonald Fraser., Pride and Prejudice, Allan Mallinson- both Hervey and his factual stuff Jasper fforde. Erskine Childers.