Summer time, days are long and well filled. Work has been pressing, stocktakes and un-cooperative suppliers. Domestic responsibilities and engagements have seriously cut into my blog writing time. Now I have to admit I've got a great life but I have not sat down to write a post in a while. Instead this week I … Continue reading Summer Activities
The chances of sitting down to write my blog seem to be getting pushed later and later into the week. Mostly I do them at the weekends and schedule them for the week, this weekend was just so busy I'm only sitting down to pen this article on Wednesday night! We all have more on, … Continue reading Busy days of early summer!
A round up my HEMA life in recent weeks...
Spring is the start of the year. Up here, on the margins of Europe, afloat on the choppy North Atlantic January 1st has little meaning in terms of planning and achieving things. I spent the last couple of months this winter wondering if the tin roof of the cabin I live in would get ripped … Continue reading Plans for 2019
Spring has sprung and Summer is upon us. Here's a roundup of what the Wrathful Peasants have been up to.
Happy 2018, here is the very first post of the year!
The IHFL is done for 2017. The last event has been reviewed, the results are all in and the winner has been announced. Now it’s time for what we have all been waiting for, a roundup of the year. I’ll be comparing all four events and what it was like to fence in each one. … Continue reading Winter is Coming: time for a League Roundup and a dated TV reference…
Well the week has been pretty slow on the HEMA front really, I have been slightly ill. Too ill to do any training anyway. Needless to say I'm not very happy with the situation, I've got the last leg of the IHFL coming up and I'm feeling a bit rusty. I hope that two evenings … Continue reading How NOT to keep you Fencing Jacket dry and other musings…
One of the things I like to do, apart from sword fighting is... talk about sword fighting. My wife has heard too much by this stage and I sometimes have to find an alternative outlet. This weekend The Wrathful Peasants joined the ISHC at the Loughrea Medieval Festival event and I got to indulge my … Continue reading Talking about Swords and a few thoughts on Armoured Fighting.
Teaching isn't just going to benefit the student. I look at what you might learn as you pass on your skills.