Character Crafting – Enchanter

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Earlier in the year a member of Fools and Heroes proposed a ‘character kit’ challenge to pass the time during the ‘Long March’ when there was no LARP. The goal? To create a character for a particular class with kit you had to hand.

Whilst the challenge may have fallen by the wayside in my LARP group, I have continued it here for some light entertainment and to keep the creative juices going.

This week? Enchanter.

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Knit two, purl two – recent craft projects

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There’s something about a turn in the weather that gets me thinking about the winter and getting all cosy and snuggly. You may recall that back in 2017 I set myself a makers challenge to make fashionable things for the wardrobe (rather than just pure LARP kit) and knitted for myself a pair of autumnal arm warmers that were exceedingly useful over the subsequent autumns/winters/springs (even summer!). With life in lockdown and no LARP events I have had few costuming outlets for my creativity, so I decided to add to my own wardrobe instead. So out came the knitting needles!

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The Reading List: Sept – Oct ’20

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This year I’m trying to get back the joy of reading, having spent many years putting other things first. And whilst I may not have the time to snuggle up in a chair for hours on end anymore, I can make time for little moments here and there. I used to love reading and getting lost in the world of my imagination, but in a world that is constantly switched ‘on’ it’s hard. So, during this Long March with LARP on pause and us living through the events of the Coronavirus/ Corvid-19 upheaval, I am attempting to reconnect with an old love. 

So, after neglecting a big stack of books I received a few Christmases ago, I am tracking my reading habits and sharing them with you. Maybe you can suggest other things to add to my list?

Don’t forget to pop your suggestions in the comments below.

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Character Crafting – Griffin Knight

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Earlier in the year a member of Fools and Heroes proposed a ‘character kit’ challenge to pass the time during the ‘Long March’ when there was no LARP. The goal? To create a character for a particular class with kit you had to hand.

Whilst the challenge may have fallen by the wayside in my LARP group, I have continued it here for some light entertainment and to keep the creative juices going.

This week? Griffin Knight.

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo

It’s late October and normally we’d be preparing for Halloween and wondering where the year has gone. But it’s 2020 and we know where the year’s gone (let’s not get too hung up on it …). So whilst we might not be able to have our usual round of parties or social gatherings or being able to meet up in cafes in large groups, some things still carry on regardless.

And one of those is NaNoWriMo.

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