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Vikingweek 2016

I’m alive!! I didn’t die (except on the battlefield, twice) from heat or whatever. Temperatures where incredibly high over the weekend which didn’t allow for a lot of training (or movement what so ever). 526 more words


12. Done & Dusted

Greetings all,

Finally we are back home in little old Adelaide Australia, dropped in about a month ago now, had little to no issues from customs just a very long wait for our bags. 699 more words

The Summer Viking

Bleh… It’s 13:45 when I start this post and I’m just chilling a bit before hitting the road in about 1,5 hours. Yes, it’s time for Vikingweek! 416 more words


Newport Ship Open Day

We were delighted to return to the Newport Ship this month for their open day. Now in their new warehouse, this medieval ship is being painstakingly preserved and studied. 324 more words


Skewers and Greens

For the second day of Melee at Cardiff Castle I wanted to cook something quick and simple.  I was inspired by “To the King’s Taste” (Lorna J. 463 more words

Cardiff Castle Garrison

Grand Medieval Melee at Cardiff Castle 13-14th August

Another old favourite this weekend at Cardiff Castle’s Grand Medieval Melee: a show Garrison have been attending for many years. As usual, we had a wonderful time demonstrating crafts, clothing, arms and armour, and even had authentic music provided by one of our members. 178 more words



I must admit. I do not always like to do shows for tourists. I am often left with a feeling, that for most of the adults, we are nothing but a freak show. 614 more words