Archive for: Historical reenactment

Jul 2nd, 2008

Winterfest

This weekend we will be getting dressed up as vikings and hanging out at Winterfest with the Huscarls. I’m looking forward to having a play with my longbow and watching the very gorgeous falconry displays. Jousting, fighting displays and a working trebuchet also promise to be lots of fun. So, if you’re in Sydney and […]

Jun 29th, 2008

Replica bead making

One of my justifications for the acquisition of my own glass bead making gear is that I will be able to make replica Anglo-Saxon/Viking beads to go with our, and other group members’, Huscarls costumes. This weekend I finally got around to making a couple of sets of replica-ish beads. The purple ones are for […]

May 23rd, 2008

Adam and I had been trying to think of things to do with the kids…

…and then I followed a link on Blue milk’s blog to Gever Tulley giving a brief talk on the topic of 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do. Now we’re positively full of ideas! I emailed the link to the video to Adam and he replied thusly: Perhaps we could do all at […]

Mar 25th, 2008

Hub Productions is bringing Nathan Fillion downunder!

Hub Productions presents “Serenity” Syd 10th, Melb 11th May 2008 Oh, and Ron Glass too 🙂 I’ve had a VIP ticket to this event reserved since way back in April last year when they announced a convention which promised 3 Big Damn Heroes, no names confirmed, and have been waiting all that time for confirmation […]

Jan 15th, 2008

I blog therefore I am

When we were driving all those hours on Thursday and Friday I found myself thinking about what I would post if only I had managed to get around to setting up blogging from my mobile. So I picked up a pad of paper and a pencil and began doing it the old-fashioned way. Adam laughed […]

Jan 9th, 2008

We’re all going on a summer holiday…

*no more working for a week day or two* My mum used to sing that as we headed off on our many camping holidays way back when. It just popped into my head now as I was playing around with the phrase “we’re off on a holiday” trying to make it sound vaguely interesting. I […]