< link rel="DCTERMS.replaces" href="http://trappedcivilservant.blogspot.com" > Aginoth's Retirement Ramblings: Unusual Bank Holiday Weekend

Sunday, May 28, 2006

Unusual Bank Holiday Weekend

Unusual for us in clan Aginoth as we don't have a reenactment event to partake of this weekend...SHOCK HORROR.

So instead we have just had to go visit one insted, we took a trip up to Kenilworth Castle to see the medieval village they have set up in part of the celebration of the 900th anniversay of the founding of the castle.

(not a pic I took <<<) Here's a couple of pics I took today.

Oh and if you are wondering what happened to the Italy reenactment pics.... I have set up a slideshow here for your enjoyment....


And there is more on the Italian trip at Mrs.Aginoth's Blog Here and here


Blogger craziequeen said...

Looks like a fun weekend, honey..

tell us, why were those men tied up with string?


Sunday, May 28, 2006 10:13:00 pm  
Blogger Aginoth said...

a: because he was asleep
b: because thee was string
c: because he was surrounded by very drunk reenactors
d: cos it was funny as hell :o)

Monday, May 29, 2006 10:16:00 am  
Blogger Juggling Mother said...

We had a German re-enactor visiting our camp that evening. She was totally baffled by the antics of drunk Brits & their practical jokes (tying up people with string, drawing rude bits on their clothes etc). Apparently this is not done in germany. Do you think this is:
a) because they don't get drunk?
b) because they have no sense of humour,
c) because they are not imbeciles?

I think it was a sad indictment on British culture that we not only do this at every opportunity, but expect the opportunities to arise frequently!

Monday, May 29, 2006 9:56:00 pm  
Blogger WendyWings said...

Oh trust me I have been around plenty of drunk Germans they DO get drunk LOL
Looks like a fun time for all.

Tuesday, May 30, 2006 8:59:00 am  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

GREAT PICTURES, Mr. A. One really gets a sense of the "war" feeling that these reanactments portray....Thanks for this very fascinating glimpse into this world...

Tuesday, May 30, 2006 7:24:00 pm  

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