During the winter of 2004 until March of 2005, Banziger spent nearly four months on the island of Turks and Caicos in the Caribbean. During that period, his thoughts meandered around the idea that important decisions and destinies are often discussed and decided during a meal. Didn't T.E. Lawrence once say that,"… he and Churchill had together decided the fate of the entire Middle East over a great meal? " This quote was the starting point for his inspiration of the entire series. Staged on a dinner table are absurd scenes of leadership and politics, portrayed by antique toys of various sizes and materials with a touch of whimsy.