Archive for: Historical reenactment

Dec 23rd, 2007

We’ve been busy

Saturday’s project was the gingerbread house, I baked the gingerbread on Friday night, then assembled it and let the kids loose on it in the morning. They were very thorough… My mum had come over to spend some time with us and she got quite caught up in the creative process too, I think those […]

Dec 16th, 2007

Left-overs? What left-overs?!

I’d been telling people all week that I was expecting around 50 people to come to our Christmas party last night and that half of them would be kids. I’m pretty sure that those figures were right back at the beginning of the week. But then I kept telling other people “Hey, we’re having a […]

Nov 24th, 2007

Pottery and politics

Today we voted then drove for 40 minutes to the leather supplies place where we spent more money than planned because there’s no point going that far if you’re not going to make it worth your while. Then it was back home grabbing lunch on the way, we picked up some stuff and headed up […]

Nov 11th, 2007

Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest.

Adam got back from Amsterdam this morning so the day started early with the distribution of loot among the kids. The boys got mini remote control helicopters, no I don’t know what that has to do with Holland either, and Caitlin scored a very pretty Swarovski crystal pendant. I got tea from the British Museum […]

Nov 9th, 2007

Fans4writers

Fellow Browncoat JenskiJen is on holidays in the US…sort of. While she was in LA, the Writers Guild of America went on strike. And Jen, being Jen, volunteered to help out the fandom support campaign. The full story is on her LJ but to save you the trouble of an extra click you can read […]

Sep 8th, 2007

Public holiday = BBQ party!

Friday was a no-blog day because I spent the morning frantically cleaning up and shopping, as one does, in preparation for having close on 20 people, mostly Browncoats, over for a BBQ in the afternoon and evening. Everyone who came brought with them vast quantities of gorgeous and for the most part healthy food and […]