Tag Archives: family fun

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feb 24th, 2008

Hopefully the kids will buy them

I’ve been making a whole bunch of earrings for the craft group at the kids’ school as my contribution to the Mothers Day stall that’s run each year as a fundraiser for the P&C. We haven’t had jewellery on the stall before so I think it’ll make a nice change from endless bookmarks, mugs filled […]