|faire and (not)biking
||[Oct. 14th, 2016|09:38 am]
Judy Anderson (yduJ)
So, I didn't bicycle that next day to get 100 for the week. Instead I went to King Richard's Faire with Jocelyn. We did a lot of shopping and a little show viewing. They had the same aerial silks people they did before. Jocelyn aspires to perform at KRF, but she needs to learn to be more artsy-fartsy and less athletic in her silks if she wants to do a show. She can do a 3-4 minute very athletic and splashy performance, but she can't do a half hour show, because her style is exhausting. Either that, or she needs a troupe so she only has to do some of the work.
There was also a new group who did a different sort of fire show. They didn't juggle torches but they did lots of dancing with flaming objects, including hula-hooping and jumping rope. The hula hoop had arms that stuck out and had the flame on the end; the jumprope itself was entirely flaming. One of the performers looked like she'd be more at home in punk-rock attire than renaissance attire.
As for shopping, mostly it was jewelry, but I also splurged on a sky chair, which Perry demonstrates here: