My Armour

The story of this harness began five years ago. At that time, I had no armour to my name, and I was learning to fight using borrowed gear. I had already resolved to put together a kit, and I was looking at various images online to determine the period and culture that would be my …

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Deed of the Swan Knight and new armor

10 days has passed since the day-long drive home from LaCygne, KS, and plenty has already been said about the event itself (I refer you to this excellent and humorous write up). Since I wrote about this event last year, this year’s post will be less about the event itself and more about the things …

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40 for 40 Birthday Bash (an overdue write-up)

On September 30th, I took part in a dear friend’s personal challenge to himself to physically endure 40 fights in armor in a single day to commemorate his 40th birthday.  (SPOILERS: he is still alive).  The birthday bash took place at a park in Manhattan.  Josh (the birthday boy) had setup a pavilion and segmented …

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