What do they call the bloke in charge of a royal barge….?

You know how it is when you think you have the right word for something, only to examine its definition and find that it isn’t? With this in mind, I thought I was right with “bargemaster” for the man in charge of an oared royal barge. But according to various dictionaries, it means barge owner,… Continue reading What do they call the bloke in charge of a royal barge….?

And here we have, Tewkesbury Medieval Festival 2021….I think….!

  Well, it’s safely past April 1st now, but this post from the Tewkesbury Medieval Festival is too good not to preserve! The pictures it conjures are, well, hilarious. If only it were true! Anyway, here it is:- “….Tewkesbury Medieval Festival are pleased to announce that for 2021, the 550th Anniversary of the Battle, Lady… Continue reading And here we have, Tewkesbury Medieval Festival 2021….I think….!