Catherine and I went away for a few days last weekend, what with it being our wedding anniversary and everything. We headed down the coast, and had a night in a B&B at Milton, followed by a couple of days camping in the Meroo National Park. This is because I know how to show a girl a good time.
Anyway, we spent a lot of Thursday afternoon poking around the small township of Milton. One shop sold toys, theatrical costumes and fishing gear (really), and tucked away on a shelf were these:
Look at the date on those issues of 'Different Worlds':
If I thought those things were undiscovered treasure, worth a fortune if touted on eBay, I'd nip back down to Milton and snap them up. Then spend the money on a rather nice retro frock I saw in another shop there, the expense of which I couldn't quite justify ...
In other news, I tried some proper basing on one stand of my Swedes. Specifically that of Charles XII himself. Came out pretty well, I thought: