As I'd finally managed to get to a point where it looked like I'd finish the year with the tally in the black, inevitably my wife bought me miniatures at Christmas...
Mmm, Perry English army box set (which will be the basis of some House Stark troop conversions when I get back on the ASOIAF project and the Knight Models Deadpool (as I'd been umming and ahhing for years over whether I could live with myself if I spent silly money on the old bendy Heroclix sculpt).
My stocking was equally nerdy, containing the Studio Miniatures 'not The Thing' sculpts 'Mack' and 'Waynes':
Huzzah for toys, boo for being back in the red:
Tally 66 vs 75 = -9
Hmm, she's bought me more miniatures than I'd bought for the whole year...
So, theoretically if I can paint 10 miniatures (of the dozens of pre-under coated and often half painted miniatures I have in various stashed) in the next 6 days I'll be back in the black, but I make no promises.
Also, my little brother bought us a giant stormtrooper, but he's too large to be considered a miniature so he's not going on the Tally: