Part of my T.E. Lawrence library - gotta love a Rolls Royce armoured car!
So today is scheduled to be the hottest on record and with a Red weather warning to boot. I have some spare time today but suspect that the man cave may well be out. So what does one do whilst trying to keep cool? I shall probably catch up on some reading and so one of the two titles you see above will be the choice for today.
Reading about the campaigns of Lawrence in the desert whilst the country bakes in circa. 40 degree heat - I have previous form for this only the last time it was Seven Pillars of Wisdom - may be considered by some to be mildly eccentric but I like to think of it as method reading….
I have had a hankering to game something Arab Revolt based for sometime although it is not currently on the radar, at least not in the Lawrentian sense - Arabs will of course appear in Madasahatta but these are not going to be nomadic Bedouin types though. Having said that it might make sense to use Bedouin style Arabs as there would be more flexibility with them. Something to think about anyway.
The title of this post comes from a quote from the Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph by T.E. Lawrence as follows: