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Corsetted Victorians and others - myths and reality

“Oh my, this must hurt – how do you breathe in this?!” –  Many re-enactors, (and modern corset wearers), will recognize that remark, whether as a comment under a picture or spoken at an event.   1,865 more words


Serving The Cause Of History - Part 3

Shooting photographs as World War II
re-enactors shoot at each other

This is the third and final set of images from my time at the re-enactment of a World War II battle between the American and German armies. 277 more words


Making an early Mantua 1690-1700

I have been wanting to have a go at the early mantua for quite some time – but since the end of the 17th century is relatively underrepresented here in the UK, with no events at which to wear it, the project was just simmering on the edges of inspiration. 1,507 more words


Serving The Cause Of History - Part 2

More from my day as a war photographer

Although I was born after World War II, I grew up surrounded by adults who were profoundly affected by it. 321 more words


Shooting War - A New Project

This is a very different project for me and I would greatly appreciate it if you took the time and left a comment or even a like to let me know what you are think.  462 more words


What the Waffenrock?

A few months ago I posted a plan for my League character for the LARP event Empire which can be found here. However, after scrolling through lots and lots of pictures of clothing and kit, along with many conversations on facebook about the character,  I’ve decided to change rather radically the plan for my character’s clothing. 570 more words

Fort McAllister to remember Sherman march with massive re-enactment

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WJCL) — On Dec. 13, Fort McAllister State Park will host its largest Civil War re-enactment – exactly 150 years after Gen. William T. 357 more words