Art and the Elderflowers

Art discovered shop bought elderflower cordial a couple of years ago and has been a fan ever since, he’s especially fond of apple and elderflower juice. He was a bit surprised to hear he could make some himself and he was determined to try and make some himself this year.   We live in an…

The continuing saga of Art and Sugar

    The plan for today was that we would go to Kilkenny for a Household day and we were really, REALLY looking forward to it.  Tuathal and I were especially looking forward to getting some serious archery practice in, I had some perg I wanted to get to Casssandra and maybe doing a little…

Art and a little bit of medieval sweetness.

Art had big plans for Champions of the Court of Love, he intended making *all the sweets in the world* and having a stand at the event.  Art is 11.  His mother was event stewarding.  We compromised on a smaller project after he decided to finally get stuck in, and he created a small selection…

Kids stuff

Tuathal, my eldest son, is 15 and has taken to the SCA like a duck to water.  He will cheerfully watch fighting, courts and soak in the atmosphere of a group A&S session (without feeling much inclined to do anything A&Sy yet) and is extremely happy to get stuck in with archery and fencing whenever…