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by Cat
Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Best way to start learning to joust
Replies: 61
Views: 14945

Re: Best way to start learning to joust

Andy, I've just seen your signature line. Very appropriate to me! :D Your beastie sounds game. 'Nobody told him so...' Templar Knight, on re-reading what I wrote I realise that it sounds somewhat negative....it wasn't meant thus. It was more as a 'do not underestimate the commitment needed to this, ...
by Cat
Sat Oct 24, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: narvek
Replies: 124
Views: 27813

Re: narvek

I would be an ungracious fool to refuse. Yes please! :thumbup:
by Cat
Fri Oct 23, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: narvek
Replies: 124
Views: 27813

Re: narvek

I'm not going to risk being the big bad bully by fighting Lidi! The silk is yous, my Lady. Avec kisses! :*

(Thanks for the offer though, Mr. Narvek!)
by Cat
Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: narvek
Replies: 124
Views: 27813

Re: narvek

You, Sir, are a big tart!
I like the green brocade very much, 'specially with the accessorising garter.
See you in at the fair in November! Wheeeeeeee! :rock:
by Cat
Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:31 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Best way to start learning to joust
Replies: 61
Views: 14945

Re: Best way to start learning to joust

Ellie, you sound just like your Dad! :eh: :D Templar Knight, over the last 6 years myself and my Significant Other have gone through the whole horse riding/ownership/shows etc etc. At the start I had never sat a horse, he had been a competent rider 'back in the day'. Brief outline: I say 'I didn't k...
by Cat
Mon Oct 05, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Help / advice please!
Replies: 14
Views: 2685

Leine! Mantle! Kerrrrrrnnn! Galllloglaich! Brogue! At Marcus. To the OP, there is also a lovely cartoon of circa 1420 on the edge of a manuscript showing a Welsh archer with only one shoe on. Having the opportunity to experiment practically one Hastings (2000?) when the mud at the bottom of Senlac R...
by Cat
Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: lots of pictures from Blore Heath
Replies: 5
Views: 1829

Excellent photos, some lovely ones of me looking lovely and Bucket going BANG!
by Cat
Sun Sep 27, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: leather coat - 15th C
Replies: 23
Views: 4044

He wants to make a Dickie out of leather!? Bless the man, doesn't Dickie look serious in that pic? Lucasbu, why not use a heavy wool and (whispers) waterproof it if it's not proof enough already. I Scotchguarded a canvas military smock-thing , and it was reasonably waterproof. I guess experimentatio...
by Cat
Sat Sep 26, 2009 4:50 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: A long time ago, in....
Replies: 33
Views: 6917

Zachos, bear in mind that this is from 20-plus years ago and it's a posed photo.
I'm guessing that that minor fault may be older than you.
by Cat
Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: A long time ago, in....
Replies: 33
Views: 6917

He's gone all moist about the gills now.
We'll try to get one or two of his old photos on, and maybe one or two of mine. Mine are from about 15 years ago and do, I'm afraid, involve 'woad' and blankets.
by Cat
Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: More Ancient History
Replies: 4
Views: 1577

Awww! Li'l Bucket :lol: :lol: :lol: !
by Cat
Tue Sep 22, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Blore Heath 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4766

Yay! Go me! I NEVER get photographed! (Shimmies off singing a happy song, 'specially at photo 49 (?))
by Cat
Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:30 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Badger attacks man's face
Replies: 52
Views: 10139

Ooh, suited you sir!
by Cat
Wed Aug 26, 2009 9:57 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Food in the 18th century
Replies: 3
Views: 1770

Fried celery, Veal escalops with lemon, beetroot pancakes with green apricot preserve, potted meat or fish, potted cheese,anchovy toasts, strawberry fritters (whole strawbs dipped in rich batter by the stalk and deep fried... :D ) syllabubs (both wet and dry) roasts of all sorts, jugged pigeon, salm...
by Cat
Sun Aug 23, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Battle Of Bosworth 2009 Photographs
Replies: 19
Views: 6191

Great photos Patrick, and good to meet you. Some lovely ones of the jousters. And of Bucket saying, "Git orff moi laaaand!" :D
by Cat
Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:34 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Lace Wars at Kedlestone Hall
Replies: 7
Views: 2155

Fantastic pics Craig! I can see now why I kept getting hassled about my missing tie on my britches though. Not as bad as Jorge's missing fly buttons! And then Mr Grips split his coat...and we were the gentry! Well, Jorge wasn't, but... Thanks Tod, for letting us guest with the Lace Wars (check the s...
by Cat
Thu Jul 30, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1496

Great pics Ben- you even got one of me in the 'off the shoulder' English livery (it was made for Chris Hall, it turns out...) The beertent ones are also very characterful (ahem!). And if you scroll through the 'Ladies playing big blowy things' fast it looks a bit like stop-motion animation. Also lik...
by Cat
Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Beer Tent Hall of Shame Rides Again - Berkeley 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Very good! Lovely portrait of Pete the Pong!
by Cat
Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:28 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Templecombe 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1283

Granted, but that's what T'combe's about. It's a multi-period bash within the vague heading of 'medieval', and goes from groups that have high 'thenticity standards (but can relax at this event) to groups who are more like LARP in their kit. It's a lovely, relaxed event and raises money for the vill...
by Cat
Wed May 27, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Rum tasting Lulworth 09
Replies: 0
Views: 1233

Rum tasting Lulworth 09

As promised, xcuse format! Fox: El Dorado 15 Y.O. Christmas! Chilli aftertaste. You want to be playing cards and knocking this back. Lost promised land- should stay that way! (Very few comments on actual taste, but caused most arguments...the ‘popular yeast extract’ of the session!) 8/10 Cat and Buc...
by Cat
Wed May 27, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Lulworth Pirate Pictures
Replies: 22
Views: 4552

Rum tasting notes now on face bk and on Food and Drink on here.
by Cat
Tue May 26, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Lulworth Pirate Pictures
Replies: 22
Views: 4552

Yes, his seamen were a sorry sight, all lying there on the grass thrashing about. It was enough to make you weep.
Excellent pics, Ben. What a brilliant show! We're at home now being a bit down and mopey.
by Cat
Wed May 06, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Livery Colours
Replies: 26
Views: 13184

Just for info The Tudors away strip is green and white (with a red dragon).
Green and black may be less confusing.
by Cat
Sun Apr 26, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Spoon in a hat
Replies: 18
Views: 4985

I tend to have a spoon in my hat so's I'm not sans spoon if offered food! I was told once that it is a symbol of rank ...can't remember what rank though.
by Cat
Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Warwick 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2771

Ah, not sure. I'll try and find out for you.
by Cat
Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:02 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Warwick 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2771

Glorfindle,that's Finn, of the Thos Stanleys (and the Vike).
by Cat
Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Mad Hatter
Replies: 11
Views: 2099

I've got a Polish straw hat roughly that shape. It's ver' silly.
by Cat
Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: pirate gear
Replies: 8
Views: 2088

YAYYYYY! Welcome to the Bob side. You were a lovely redcoat-y type last year. Do lots of Googling, bind your heaving bosoms and make sure everything fits fairly tightly, (waistcotes etc lace up the back to get a smooth front fit, leastways ours do!), frock coats are quite fitted to the low waist, th...
by Cat
Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Channel 4 Heston's Feasts - Tuesdays & Repeating on Satu
Replies: 29
Views: 6699

I like bits of it...and the bits that I don't like are educational. I was uneasy about the turtle eating, even though it was quite above board, and I've had trouble getting the thoughts of the texture of the kaolin covered potatoes and the the texture of the 'plums' out of my head, and not in a good...
by Cat
Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 13thC Harness for a recreated 13thC Joust.
Replies: 50
Views: 14156

Woah! Love the danglers on the trappings, and the legwear. Is this happening in Oz? POST PICS AND UTUBE-STUFF!

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