Neil

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Gender MALE
Introduction I'm a retired Colonel of Infantry (Regulars by God!) who likes to play with toy soldiers. I've been married to the love of my life since 1986, I have 5 honorable sons (my geeks in training), 3 daughters-in-law, 3 dogs, and a gazillion miniatures. Hobbies include . . . wait for it . . . Toy Soldiers, Reading, Wargaming, Reading about Toy Soldiers, History, Reading about Wargaming, Gardening, Reading about History and Reading.
Interests Toy Soldiers, Miniature Wargaming, Reading, Gardening
Favorite Movies Casablanca, The Quiet Man, A Christmas Story, Star Wars Episodes IV - VI (minus the Ewoks. Okay it was cool when Yoda first used a light saber in Episode II. But please don't get me started on the problems of planetary assault and conquest etc.), The Lord of the Rings, My Man Godfrey, The Wizard of Oz, The School of Rock, The Longest Day, A Bridge Too Far, King Kong (the orginal), The Last of the Mohicans, The Blind Side, The Sound of Music, Paint your wagon (the only manly musical ever made), Scott Pilgrim versus the World, Star Trek
Favorite Music The Beatles, Nickle Creek
Favorite Books The Lord of the Rings, Eagle in the Snow, Eagle of the Ninth, The Silver Bells, The Lantern Bearers, The Killer Angels, Gates of Fire, Starship Troopers, The Dresden Files, Honor Harrington Series, The Sword at Sunset