Not a good period in British history and one that destroyed livelihoods around the country, never mind just the those of the mining villages and towns themselves. Militant trade union met the bitch and she had the backing of the government, the army, the police force etc. She will forever be remembered as a destroyer by many however, this is a miniatures blog and not a political thing......I know so many people touched by the strikes that it does bear remembrance of where the wrong person in power can destroy a nation......read more here, here and here. One point has come to light recently in that so many of the people I know and respect around the miniature's industry may not have moved into the field if all this had not happened......scary food for thought.
Clam, he of the wonderful Clamshells & Seahorses blog, has painted up our Mags figure. I do so love it when I see the blog minis painted up! Lots more Politicos (love the name, thanks Pete Brown of The Mouldmaker) to come, just a question of time and finances.......
Clam's post is here.
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