Apprenticing and Cattle Raids 2019

On August 24th the Barony of Mag Mor, Lonely Tower's nearest and dearest cousins, held their annual Cattle Raids event. It included so many activities. Camping, archery, arts & sciences competition, artisan show-and-tell and martial arts. I always see it as a photo op safari. I usually spend the day scoping out views to snap both on the field and indoors. This time was not different.

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Kris Kinder Market in Calontir

Well, this didn’t go well. I’m a delinquent blogger. So many pictures for your viewing, so little time during the holidays. Earlier this month I went to Calontir’s Kris Kinder Market event, again. It’s my favorite indoor event. Who doesn’t like to shop and visit with friends? Here are a few of the many photos I snapped while browsing the wares […]

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Surviving The Event Black Hole

The Calontir RUSH Book Arts Seminar is only three days away. I am now in a black hole of confusion. As Event Steward, I am in the uncomfortable spot in an event timeline that is often chaos. Have you ever been there? Pulling your hair out chaos. While I think I’ve organized everything into oblivion, the preparation steps are not quite complete. There is […]

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The Only RUSH Book Arts Seminar

And the Barony of the Lonely Tower Welcomes You Calontir Book Arts RUSH  Location: Grace United Methodist Church 112 North Walnut, Glenwood, Iowa 51534 (712) 527-4607 November 3, 2018 Site opens at 9:00 AM Site closes at 10:00 PM Book Arts RUSH Flyer Whether you’re curious, have an interest or an unquenchable passion for Medieval book arts you need look […]

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The Arts And Crafts Jewel of Calontir: Queen’s Prize Tournament

2016 Queen’s Prize Tournament I’m bummed. Calontir’s Queen’s Prize Tournament is just around the corner, a month away, on September 15th. And I won’t be able to go.  Queen’s Prize is Calontir’s Medieval arts and crafts treasure. An event you don’t want to miss even if you aren’t entering. A competition that’s inspiring for us all, whether you’re a mentor or searching […]

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Prepping For Lilies War

My spare room being used for Lilies prep. Every year I go to Calontir Lilies War and this year is no different. What’s different is what I’ve realized from doing this annually. It is important you purge your hygiene and health products each year. When I started paying attention to dates on the personal products I took to Lilies my […]

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