Ithronian Adventures #243 – The Falconberg Tournament

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Summer traditionally means one of three things – warm weather, tournaments, and adventurers doing what adventurers do best. When the Falconberg tournament was announced Lady Judith was looking forward to a pleasant gathering and feats of skill and strength; some good old fashioned sport. But she forgot the age old wisdom – when more than two adventurers gather together, trouble follows …

Thank you Leeds Branch for running Leedsfest ’19 – from props and setting, story writing and competition running, food, first aiding, crewing, and all the unseen and unsung parts of running a fest. It was wonderful to be at a fest event without the constant pressure of being under attack and to enjoy some good humoured sport.

As always I cannot name everyone who attended the event, or give the whole story. All I can do is tell the tale from where I was standing on the tournament field.

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Year of the blog – 2018/19

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Right – Year 5 of the current blog format. The usual question of “How did that happen?”, especially with the major upheaval to our usual format. I’m proud to say that despite the year out in 2018 we have continued in our weekly updates (with a few hiccups) – and I hope you’ll join me for a recap of the last 12 months.

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Lady Judith – Spring Collection

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I realised the other day that I have gained a wardrobe as Lady Judith, which is somewhat of a novelty. And so with this novelty, I thought I might attempt to do a dress diary for the last event to show off some of my latest creations.

Not every outfit has been documented, as this required people around willing to take photos amongst sorting their own kit, but I think the following pictures capture the essence of my attire for the weekend.

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Ithronian Adventures #241 – The Radiant King and the Cinder Queen

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The trees are burning and a dragon prowls Middale. The glades are burning and the heart of the Forest is in agony. The woods are burning.

Thank you to Black Country branch and friends for running Springfest ’19 – from story writing, props making, refereeing, first aiding, feeding players and crew and all the other assorted things that going into running an event. I had a fantastic time back in the field as an active LARPer after last year.

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