Tag Archives: Abbey Medieval Festival

Jul 17th, 2009

Tom the weaver

Last year at the Abbey festival Tom had a go at back-strap weaving and thought it was the best thing ever. At Abbey last year. Being skeptical types Adam and I refused to fork out $65 for a weaving kit for a 6 year old. A year later, when we said we were heading up […]

Jul 16th, 2009

Holiday snippets

We’ve just got back from a trip up to Brisbane for Abbey Medieval Festival and then back via Armidale where we stayed for a few days at Cruickshanks Cottage. While we were away the following things happened: Adam took up spinning. Tom finally got his own back-strap weaving kit (he’s been waiting a whole year). […]

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, […]