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by Mountain Boy
Tue Jul 24, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wardrobe Conventions
Replies: 1
Views: 615

Wardrobe Conventions

http://www.conventions.org.uk/wardrobe/
Don't know if this is known to anyone so i'm just highlighting it for people who don't know.
Sounds interesting.
by Mountain Boy
Sun Jan 07, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cordwain shoes/boots
Replies: 11
Views: 1911

many thank for everyones help on this one!
will consider everything and check out all the links.
cheers
by Mountain Boy
Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cordwain shoes/boots
Replies: 11
Views: 1911

Cordwain shoes/boots

I seem to have lost my post, so i've started another one. Apologies if people know where i put the last one :oops: Basically i have been looking for the website that sold the shoes that some of my colleagues were waxing lyrical about. They all seemed to have a pair and quite frankly look the busines...
by Mountain Boy
Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:42 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Help. Tailors Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 2689

there is an edinburgh freecycle forum. on yahoo (follow the link on the freecycle main page) you do have to register but have it's great for random things etc.
by Mountain Boy
Wed Aug 30, 2006 6:55 am
Forum: General History
Topic: 'Ballok' dagger
Replies: 20
Views: 3660

just been told that Ballock daggers and Dirks were actually for penetrating armour and especially link mail. suppose it depends on strength of person wielding it??
by Mountain Boy
Wed Aug 23, 2006 4:06 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: 'Ballok' dagger
Replies: 20
Views: 3660

yeah ok good point - i should have checked that first. Cheers
by Mountain Boy
Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:39 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: 'Ballok' dagger
Replies: 20
Views: 3660

very cool - i read somewhere that the scottish dirk was later modelled on the 'Ballock' Dagger. But with a serrated edge. And usually used from broken swords. I'm off to research it and will update this post updated: The first true dirks appeared in the early 1600's, evolving from the medieval ballo...
by Mountain Boy
Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Highlander - the movie
Replies: 25
Views: 3611

I love the film. It was made to be just a little surreal, a little out there and give you the impression of believability. Just like others have said a least there wasn't chain-mail bikini's (i wouldn't have complained though :wink: but it had a pretty good storyline to it. The thinkg that 'baffled'...
by Mountain Boy
Fri Aug 18, 2006 4:01 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: ebay bargains!
Replies: 26
Views: 4139

wow!

that some sort of new fangled s&m wedding? was he a gimp or something else *shudders*
I see anyone like that at my wedding will be beaten with the mask!