[Loch-Ruadh] SCA 101, Thank You

Padraig Ruad O Maolagain padraig_ruad at irishbard.org
Wed Aug 18 09:30:47 PDT 2004

I was nearly 40 when I started fighting, I'm 50 now, and I'm by no 
means the oldest fighter on the field.  It's good exercise - I actually 
need to get into armor more often.  And Cathal is right - it's a lot of 


Cathal wrote:
> I'm 36 and i just started fighting this past year ... its never too 
late to
> have some fun.
> -- Cathal
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Dennis Polley" <polleydd at hotmail.com>
> To: <loch-ruadh at ansteorra.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 10:52 AM
> Subject: [Loch-Ruadh] SCA 101, Thank You
> > Thank you for all of the enthusiastic responses! I will be there 
> > for sure now. To answer a few questions, my family LOVED the AAA 
event. My
> > wife sat in an a needlework class and enjoyed herself immensely. I 
> > in on a leatherworking class and picked up a few helpful tips. My
> daughters
> > simply loved being outside and camping. I would like to slowly get 
> > heavy fighting. At 36, I'm not in the shape I once was, so I may 
need a
> > little time before my sword defends the Kingdom. However, I have do 
> an
> > interest in archery (competition and combat) and bow-making. So Lord
> > Tegwared, if I don't see you first, please seek me out. Thanks 
again for
> all
> > your responses. I look forward to meeting all of you either 
Saturday or in
> > the near future.

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