Originally part of the Consular Guard, Napoleon incorporated the sailors’ battalion into the Imperial Guard on becoming emperor in 1804. At that time the b...
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Toys for Young Uns (& for me)
Well, I went and ordered some Paper soldiers from Walkerloo. I'm always thinking of what "toy soldiers" will have around for my kids when they get old enough. I had been thinking Armies in Plastic (and probably still will get those someday). Right now we have Schleich & Papo knights and fairy tale creatures scattered about. When I was 9 & 10 I used to trace medieval soldiers out of library books and onto tracing paper. I then mounted them onto card stock and played with them. That led to being given Britains plastic Knights and Saracens and you know the rest... but anyway there's a sort of circularity in buying these. Plus they're beautiful.