Wednesday 23 January 2019

Rorke's Drift - the Buildings

 As it is the 140th anniversary of the Anglo-Zulu War, George and I decided we would try and recognise that by attempting to recreate the two big famous battles of the war using The Men Who Would Be Kings.

I also volunteered to scratchbuild the buildings for Rorke's Drift and after some Google-fu came across this excellent article on Matakishi's Tea House complete with some very useful measurements.

So over the last couple of days I have been carving up cork tiles and soaking a brown towel in diluted PVA 'Tea House' style and tonight presented my efforts at the club...

The Hospital:

The Commissariat: 

A report of whether of not the Zulus were more successful than their historical counterparts follows in a day or so...