[personal profile] binidj
Maelstrom at last! I may only have been able to make half an event this year but I have at least done some LRP in 2009. It was so lovely to see folks I hadn't seen for ages and to get back into my (now rather baggy) kit and lovely tent. I didn't really feel connected to the event though, probably because I wasn't there at all on Saturday and thus had only two half-days to do stuff. All the same, I'm very glad I went. The Odyssey trading cards were an inspired idea and there was, allegedly, quite a thriving market in them. I think we should release an album for them at the first event.

The reason for missing half of the event was attending marktoyMarktoy's wedding to Mary (who is, I think, sans LJ). The day was perfect, many lovely guests, scrummy food, a rather splendid cigar, moving speeches, probably the best rendition of "Us Two" I've ever heard (not empty praise, I assure you ... and I've heard it a few times), a huge amount of silliness, laughter and many good things. The bride and groom were, of course, radiant and I wish them both every happiness in the years to come.

Of course, nothing comes without cost and, given the "tenderness" I've been experiencing, I suspect that it may have been a little early to be setting up and taking down a tent, with all the lugging (even the non-obvious activities) that entails. Still, it was worth it for such a great weekend.

Date: 2009-09-15 02:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jfs.livejournal.com
Glad to hear you had a good time at both events :-)

Date: 2009-09-15 03:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kathbad.livejournal.com
Hooray for lots of fun.

Boo for not being there to see you.

(Mary is [livejournal.com profile] coallump, BTW)

Date: 2009-09-15 03:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] invisible-al.livejournal.com
Fun seeing you there and then making the tradition boats/ships mistake at you :).

Date: 2009-09-15 09:26 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amber-missy.livejournal.com
Was really good to see you! And have a chat that didn't involve typing or headphones! See Invidius on wow soon! ;)

Date: 2009-09-16 07:10 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] catpooka.livejournal.com
*blush* Thank you I take your complement with great respect. I'm so relieved it is over and went well, the amount of nerves I went through was insane! never again! lol! it was lovely to see you *hug*

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