Hope you are all well and happy. I am having a lovely time, having just got back from our week away of National Trust properties. More of that to come, saw some fab stuff as always and had a great time with my very brilliant friend Kerry.
I am very lucky to have someone who I have so much in common with, we have had a wonderful week of camping, mini pyjama parties in the Travelodges and seeing some beautiful stuff.
We started our trip with the Templecombe Medieval Pageant – way down South in a very lovely little village in Somerset. The eight hour journey was worth it as the event was excellent. I have not been to this one for 10 years but will be going again.
The sun shone all weekend (a miracle) and our water and cold flannels were much appreciated by the boys on the field.
For this event there is a mini fort that the boys attack and defend, we were inside on Saturday and outside on Sunday and it was great fun hiding behind the walls listening to the guys with the battering ram trying to get in.
Cooling the boys down before the battle.
Waiting inside the fort.
The battering ram.
At the end of the battle – me in the blue dress looking for survivors!
All these photos are courtesy of the brilliant Pat Patrick who comes along to events and takes so many lovely shots. It is great to have a record of the events like this and we all really appreciate it.
I also got to meet Maria, my friend Kat from re-enactment’s, beautiful new baby and give her this bunny – who I have named Lavender.
I did some finishing while I was away and am very excited to have made my first elephant – again from Little Cotton Rabbits. Photos of her to follow.
Thanks for visiting and see you soon.