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"Smoke Signals"

The North American indigenous people use to communicate using smoke signals.  It is one of the oldest forms of long-distance communication.

When we travel back to Secunda.   125 more words

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Sunetul Secundei

Pneurile uzate scârțâie sonor pe asfaltul rece în urma unui viraj strâns. Rămân în urma lor două urme negre paralele ce anulează uniformitatea șoselei. Se întorcea de la muncă și schimba succesiv canalele de radio, căutând acel ceva care să îi diminueze durerea de timp. 614 more words

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L’Ange Rapier – Chapter 8 Parry and Riposte with High Secunda

A common trait of a bad fencer, especially in the SCA where cuts aren’t allowed, is the high parry. This is where one drives both swords up high such that short of breaking measure there is no viable recourse other than unseemly grappling. 201 more words

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L’Ange Rapier – Chapter 8 Parry and Riposte in Secunda

The setup for the next exercise has both fencers in Secunda. As your opponent thrusts, you’ll trace a counter-clockwise circle with your point such that you push his blade to your outside with the true edge. 133 more words

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L’Ange Chapter 8 – Parry and Riposte on the Inside

The first parry that L’Ange formally teaches is on the inside. It begins when your opponent constrains you in Quarta with the intention of thrusting in the same. 877 more words

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L’Ange – Chapter 7, One Play with Multiple Drills

When you first read chapter 7 it may seem like a series of individual drills, but in actuality they all flow together into one play. … 566 more words

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Corné & Yolandi's Wedding

Corné and Yolandi Hattingh got married in Secunda in March 2011 and I had the privilege to capture some memories of this special occasion.  Rain threatened to ruin the outdoor photo’s but in the end the overcast sky helped to soften the light a bit.   32 more words

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