Friday, December 30, 2022

Picture of the Day: Daughter & Dad


Today's picture shows Lady Emma Cuddlestone-Smythe and I leading the Prussian army to victory over the Russians (boo! hiss! boo!) at Gross Jagersdorf circa 2017. My dice rolling was notoriously bad until Lady Emma took over and rolled the dice for me. That wise tactical decision by der Alte Fritz proved to be the game winner.


  1. What is it about offspring and rolling high? I too suffer from the same malady whenever the Young Master and I play a game. I've never seen someone throw consistently high rolls like he does. It boggles the mind.

    Kind Regards,


  2. Either we just remember those occasions and ignore the other times they roll badly or they have a special psychic influence on the dice!

  3. As 'advice to his generals' goes, employing a younger roller of the dice, is one of the wisest. Though whether it is their youth helping, or my rolling not jinxing it, who can say - it works! Both your smiles say "Christmas joy". All the best for '23 to kith and kin - yours and your readers.

  4. It's always a game winner to play together with the own daughter. I love it. Thank you for your reminder. I will ask my kids to play again with me... :-)