Arizona Renaissance Festival


Last month saw us at the Renaissance Festival, in Gold Canyon..

Always strange to see what Americans do with the ‘re-enactments’, so different from those in the UK…

…Starting with the buildings.

They are a little different, given that they are already there in Britain, and we have no current control over the designs of yesteryear.


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We’ve been adopted…

Sometimes it just happens–someone walks into your home, calls it ‘theirs’, and adopts you. That’s what happened to us recently when the little lady below decided she needed someone to feed her on a regular basis and provide her with cuddles and scratches behind the ears. No name yet. She’ll let us know in time, I’m sure.


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Photos, photos…

We’ve had two days of rain, and hopefully it’ll do something to help with our ‘dead’ tree situation. I’m not sure how the ficus’ in the neighbourhood keep going after they lose all their leaves to a frost. We’re still keeping our fingers crossed.

We saw this on the way home from an afternoon spent with friends. Hopefully a sign of things to come. The clouds behind the rainbow started to part and the sun’s rays sliced through the colours, leaving an unusual effect. I played with the settings a bit to show some cloud detail.


back again

Back again after a very long hiatus. So much to say, which will be said in time.

This layout is temporary, but it’s a start, and my next update might be a while to give me time to get things cleaned up and uploaded.

See you soon.