Events · Victorian

From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part III

Saturday Despite falling into bed so late I still woke up reasonably early which was quite a surprise to me. I had expected to sleep a lot later and Saturday was the only morning where it wouldn't matter quite how late I did sleep. Even so, after a couple of failed snoozing attempts, I dragged… Continue reading From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part III

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Events · Victorian

From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part II

Friday I woke on Friday, full of excitement for a very full day of Victorian and Oamaruvian goodness. Still quite used to waking early for work, despite my week's worth of holiday, I got up and after a shower, it was time to get ready. Thankfully, despite taking a little longer than I had hoped,… Continue reading From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part II

Events · Victorian

From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru, Part I

Thursday The day started off smoothly, starting at my parents' house, and leaving ahead of schedule to make it to Palmerston for my bus on to Oamaru. We even had enough time to pop out to Shag Point to look at the seals before having lunch back in Palmerston. I kept checking the time, counting… Continue reading From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru, Part I

Places · Victorian

The City of White Stone

No... I'm not writing about Gondor... this post is about Oamaru, that beautiful little city in Otago which annually feeds my historical costuming addiction. This beautiful city holds the Victorian Heritage Celebrations every year in November and I have been attending for nearly 10 years. Not only is it the biggest and best historical costuming… Continue reading The City of White Stone