Torchies, Stewards and Photo Point…happy campers!

Last weekend, the Torchbearers, Stewards and Photo Point (with a couple of shield maidens borrowed from Einherjar!) went on our weekend away, which is fast becoming the Biannual Pilgrimage to Borthwick.

We arrived on Saturday afternoon and turned a lovely empty field into a campsite of joy and wonder. Then, by the power of bubbles…

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Photo by Heidi Korkala

…darkness fell.

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Photo by Richard Winpenny

There was fire in the fire pit…

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Photo by Heidi Korkala

fire on chains…

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Photo by Mark Taylor

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Photo by Richard Winpenny

fire on sticks…

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Photo by Heidi Korkala

and some lasers too!

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Photo by Richard Winpenny

The Torchies demonstrated the lighting of the Neid Fire by traditional means and everyone was very impressed, including the expert fire starters themselves.

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Photos by Nicole Taylor

Drums were played…

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Photo by Mark Taylor

…and plans were made.

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Photo by Mark Taylor

Photo Point were super cute!

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Photo by Mark Taylor

We sat around the fire until the wee hours…

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Photo by Richard Winpenny

…and beautiful memories were made 🙂

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Photo by Heidi Korkala

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