Diary Saturday 5th December 2015

Photo taken by me – beer
Preston, England
December 6, 2015 7:22am CST
The evening centred on a friend’s 50th birthday celebrations in a favourite Manchester pub, Bar Fringe. Several friends I haven’t seen for a while came along specially to help celebrate the landmark birthday too. As many of us are or have been involved in battle re-enactment groups I really missed being part of the scene – lack of steady income has kept me from renewing my membership for three years now. The weather was dreadful and bus services were poor too, but the birthday drinking went on regardless. Happy birthday Mark. Arthur Chappell
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@jaboUK (50127)
• United Kingdom
6 Dec 15
I didn't know you liked the battle-re-enactment thing. It always looks fun.
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• Preston, England
7 Dec 15
yes it is quite exhilarating and a bit like being in an oversized rugby scrum and with the pikes we use rather like playing Ker Plunk with people
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@jaboUK (50127)
• United Kingdom
7 Dec 15
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@LadyDuck (118395)
• Switzerland
6 Dec 15
Shame on the bus service, but this at least has not spoiled your night of celebration.
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• Preston, England
6 Dec 15
there was no danger of the buses spoiling things too much
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@sharon6345 (106261)
• United States
6 Dec 15
Happy birthday to Mark. Good thing you enjoyed yourself.
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@simone10 (22269)
• Louisville, Kentucky
6 Dec 15
At least the bus service and the weather didn't dampen the birthday party.
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@Blondie2222 (17601)
• United States
6 Dec 15
Glad you had a good night celebrating his birthday
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@Jessicalynnt (48190)
• Centralia, Missouri
6 Dec 15
used to do the renaissance circuit, and LOVED it. miss that.
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• Preston, England
6 Dec 15
sounds a great time period to cover too
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• Centralia, Missouri
7 Dec 15
@arthurchappell so much fun! great clothes, all kinds of things one can get involved in, I did music and crafts and some sword stuff
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• Preston, England
7 Dec 15
@Jessicalynnt I have done a little sword training though my weapon of choice was a 12-14 foot battle-pike
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