Einherjar at Lugarno Lions Club Spring Festival 2014

Spring has sprung once again so it was time for the 35th Lugarno Lions Club Spring Festival on Sunday 21st Septemeber 2014. Son2 & Son4 as members of the medieval re-enactment group called Einherjar, participated in some of the combat re-enactments on the day. I made a video of Einherjar's afternoon show featuring Son2, the... Continue Reading →


Winterfest 2014

Winterfest Medieval Fair was held on 5th & 6th July, this year at the Old Kings School Parade Ground at Parramatta. Son2 & Son4 were there of course, to do display battles as members of Einherjar. Husband and I, plus Son1 and his GF went on the Saturday to see the boys fight. The photos... Continue Reading →

Ironfest 2014

Ironfest 2014 was on Friday 25 to Sunday 27 April -- 3 days instead of the usual 2 due to the Anzac Day public holiday. Son2 and Son4 (they don't want me using their names on my blog) are now part of a new re-enactment group called Einherjar which made its public debut at Ironfest... Continue Reading →

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 56,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 21 sold-out performances for that many... Continue Reading →

Happy 5th Birthday!

Well, things have slowed down here quite a bit, but people are still reading, I'm still posting occasionally, and today is this blog's birthday number 5 ...YAY! 😀

Just another morning…

Well, so far the day's been reeeeeally exciting. 😛 At 3:18am I woke up. At 5:00am I was *still* awake. At 5:30am husband left for work. By 5:50am I had given up on trying to sleep and was on Facebook whinging about being awake so early as I wasn't supposed to wake up until 7am.... Continue Reading →

Sixty-three Ravens (and One Dragon)

(Click image to enlarge, or read text below.) This poem was inspired by an afternoon walk with my dog. It came to my attention the very next day that a certain youngest son of mine had commented on his Facebook page about my state of sobriety when writing my poem the previous night ...something about... Continue Reading →

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