Monday, March 1, 2010

Good lord it has been forever since I've posted anything here. Well, better late... I've done very little painting over the past several months, but one project for St. Maurice is the development of His Majesty's Regiment of Engineers or The 1st Penal Regiment. Under the command of Colonel-Captain Robespierre Mayonnaise, the battalion actually does have some moderately well educated engineers in attendance. It is, however, largely composed of current attendees of the St. Maurice Department of Corrections. His Majesty has long been a big fan of community service, believing that nothing is more likely to bring a man who has fallen out of favor whith his community back into the arms of the angels (excelt maybe a large sergeant with a club).

...and yes, that is a STOP sign for directing traffic being held by the
private in the center. And yes, as noted by His Grace the Duck (sic) of Ardoberg-Holstein, it should be written in French but it's not. There will eventually be three companies of impressment...
er, volunteers plus a wagon or two to complete the battalion. That's enough for now. Hopefully more soon. - Mike

6 comments:

Bluebear Jeff said...

Mike,

Please don't take another 11 months before posting again.

I love the whimsy of the stop sign . . . and the source of "engineering troops". Good thinking.


-- Jeff

abdul666 said...

Good to read from St. Maurice again!

A merry background for a body of not so ├╣erry men: compliments!

Fitz-Badger said...

Can they stop a charge with that sign, I wonder? ha ha
Nice work!

tidders said...

Nice engineers, like the stop sign.

-- Allan

abdul666 said...

Don't you have up your sleeve other reports of encounters with your arch-enemy Ardoberg-Holstein -preferably biased, in order to push its ruler to open a contradictory blog of his own?

Saw the proud challenge posted on 'EvE': cheers!

Jean-Louis

justMike said...

Jean-Louis, Relations between His Majesty and The Duck of Ardoberg-Holstein remain unchanged and there's every reason to believe you will soon see another battle report between our two countries on these pages. Try as I might, I have been unable to encourage the obstinate regent to lay pen to paper (so to speak) and develop his own blog. That said, His Majesty is always open to a proxy fight, and it looks as if that also may be a possibility very soon. Nice to hear from you again. - Mike