Who knew Manitoba had such an amazing Medieval Festival? Turns out plenty. This was a surprise-filled day at a spot only 45 minutes out of the city. I love to geek out on events like this. The pageantry! The Horsery! The Ribaldry! And the Chivalry!
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Oh, who are we kidding, the Medieval age looked to be pretty much the absolute worst of times in human history. There were crippling plagues, unsanitary living conditions, insane rulers, and everyday life was full of extreme hardship, except for maybe 1% of the population. Hmmm, wait, are we any different today? Well, we do have better teeth and smell nicer. So that’s a win. Oh, and instead of feudal land fights, we’ve got plenty of celebrity squad feuds to fuel us. Who knew Kim K and T-Swift would be the gladiators of today? READ FULL STORY