Archive for: Historical reenactment

Aug 23rd, 2008

Good day

The beginning of my day: Adam has been making me awesome breakfasts for almost 20 years, this morning I said I was craving pancakes and bacon and eggs. I got up, had my shower, got dressed…et voilà! The middle of my day: I took Caitlin shopping. She ended up with FOUR pairs of shoes. They […]

Aug 18th, 2008

Huscarls hillside camp

We went camping with the Huscarls on the weekend and to be perfectly honest I didn’t have much fun. I don’t mind roughing it a bit but I object very strongly to not having any flat ground to sleep on – sliding feet first off my bed multiple times through the night does not make […]

Aug 18th, 2008

Menu plan 18 Aug 08

Damn I’m exhausted. There’s no way I can face both grocery shopping with the kids AND cooking tonight so home delivered pizza it is. I’ll drag myself up to the shops once the kids are in bed.Last week’s plan worked out pretty well. We swapped Wednesday with Friday and Caitlin had her instant noodles when […]

Jul 16th, 2008

Now for some photos

We arrived in Brisbane on Friday evening to be greeted by Adam’s long lost twin brother…or maybe it was Joe, fellow Browncoat, organiser of shindigs and generally evil guy. When Joe was heading home on Sunday evening there was a brief “this jacket feels strangely wrong” incident 🙂 I don’t have many photos from Saturday […]

Jul 13th, 2008

Queensland dispatches

I’m posting from Brisbane, we’ve just spent two days at Abbey Medieval Festival. We’re happy, tired and broke. And the kids are trying to kill each other. Fun times. Somehow or other, despite Dave, Tom and I all having the horrible lurgi all week we managed to get all the post-Winterfest laundry done (all right, […]

Jul 8th, 2008

What we did at Winterfest

After a frantic week of shoe making, cloak hemming and costume tweaking we were more or less ready for our first whole family participation in a Huscarls camp. This was a paid gig for the group and our job was to come along, look authentic, talk to the public and have fun. I think we […]