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Re-enactment is more than just replaying history

Re-enactment is a hobby which mixes both tussling and fun. It is that combination which brings about a rather special atmoshphere. Still historical accuracy is a must and the practicioners do take medieval life serious. 1,022 more words

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Making a Tent Fly

It can take a long time to make a tent fly — but it’s worth it.

What is a Tent Fly?

A fly refers to the outer layer of a tent or to a piece of material which is strung up using rope as a minimalist, stand-alone shelter.

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Woodworking Techniques

My Short Story in new Napoleonic Book!

I’m really very excited because I had a short story accepted for a Napoleonic anthology earlier this year – and the book is released on Monday 18th July! 106 more words

Re-Enacting as a research method for historical fiction authors

I have been trawling through old photos today to have a looksee at some of those gems which I took thinking, ‘I’ll write a blog post on this when I get home’ and never did, and I have found SO MANY. 687 more words

British Regency

Anzac Dawn Parade 2016

Anzac day has always started with attending a dawn service, but up until this year I have been a spectator – usually somewhere towards the back because I struggled to get out of bed in time. 711 more words

Anzac

Catching up (a little)

So much has happened since my last post, and I don’t know quite what to include and what to skip over (my poor memory will take care of some of this problem). 1,090 more words

Indiana