Ok, during the first weekend at the ORF I bought a kilt. It is the Stewart Tartan, and while I can loosely lay claim to it, I would have to search and scrounge for the proper paperwork and lineage tracings. I love it, however. Bright red with blue, black, yellow and green. Anyway… Got the Kilt and a nice, hand-made belt (3″ wide) with a hand-forged buckle. Keep in mind, this is not a great kilt, but a tailored kilt – I do not have the patience it would require to properly do the folding and rolling… I figured yeah, with my new boots and the kilt, I had a couple shirts now I was well on my way to having a decent selection of garb, since I did not want to put a lot of money into it. Besides, the vendors gave me a hell of a deal on it.
Saturday dawns, showers taken, kilt doned. Damn, leather seats are freaking COLD in the mornings… No big deal, I’m a man, I can handle it. Drive into the faire and made a stop to get a sporin – oops, forgot. Also picked up the tartan sash and clasp (forgot the technical term) which was also hand-forged. Looks sharp, if I do say so myself. I am going to pick up a couple more shirts – white, yellow, black and possibly blue. I may also eventually pick up a Black Watch kilt and sash in the future, but right now I need to save some money. White one next time at the fair, though. Need another white one no matter what.
Anyway, next time I will be at a fair will be the Celtic Fest at the KYRF site September 29 and 30. Yay, I will be able to camp and stay from Friday thru Sunday. Saturday is a long day, 10am through 10 pm, Sunday short, 10 am through 5 pm. Gonna be FUN!
Oh yeah, regarding kilts – hittin the privies is fast, sanded wooden benches required… More to come.