Archive for: Historical reenactment


Jul 11th, 2016

Winterfest 2016 – The Peasant’s Feast

The Revolting Peasants were persuaded by nefarious means (ok, Andrew asked me and I said yes) to provide a Saturday night feast for the Winterfest reenactors. We were catering for 100 people. I did my usual thing, when it comes to cooking stuff, of reading lots of different recipes and using an idea from this […]

May 20th, 2012

I’m sure this is metaphoric or something

We have no lounge room at the moment. As I may have mentioned. So tonight I was sitting at the kitchen table (which is not in the kitchen, but in the half of the rumpus room that is not currently serving as our bedroom – are you all keeping this straight in your minds? There’s […]

Jul 3rd, 2011

Winterfest Medieval Fair

  On Friday night Adam and I were up till 2am organising our stuff and getting the car packed for the Winterfest Medieval Fair. One day I’m going to do that thing I keep promising myself of sorting all the kit out and putting it away sensibly after an event so that when it comes […]

Jun 30th, 2011

Want to learn tablet weaving? Come to Winterfest!

Actually, come to Winterfest even if you don’t want to learn tablet weaving, it’ll be fun! Winterfest Saturday 2nd July and Sunday 3rd July 2011 10am – 5pm Parramatta Park, Coleman oval, Westmead side of the park, off Railway parade. Parramatta (Just off O’Connell Street) See History come alive in the School Holidays! Watch the […]

Jun 10th, 2011

Friday Fragments

I realised this week that it has been four whole months since I last fragmented. Now, if that was a reference to my mental stability it’d probably be quite a good thing, but as it actually refers to the act of offloading all those little bits and pieces that accumulate in your head and don’t […]


Apr 9th, 2011

Ironfest goes Steampunk

I’ve just received an email asking if I’d be willing to let all my lovely readers know about what’s happening with the Lithgow Ironfest this year (though I suspect that those it’s relevant for may well already know).