Partying and reasons for doing so…

The Beagles won 12:1 in Bradford on Thursday night and we have safely returned to Edinburgh at stupid o’clock in the morning. Unfortunately Friday is also the day of Jenny’s magical creature party which I would normally just ignore and use the valuable time gained by doing so for sleeping. Yet I have spent monies and put effort into making my costume and I intend to show it off! I have decided to go for Vin and I am happy with the decision. My mum gave me an amazing tip on how to put my cloak together and it took no time at all. Other equipment will unfortunately remain unfinished or missing but I did what I could with the little time I had.

Well the party ended up being a total disaster for the following reasons:
– my rogue top, which is btw amazing, didn’t arrive until Saturday morning
– my pants were pants!!!
– for once, Edinburgh failed to be windy (or misty), this would have been a great advantage when taking photos under streetlights, the misty look would have been produced by itself and there would have been no requirement for me fluffing up my cloak like a hen in heat! We will have to have another go at this!
– Benji was too tall to be a dwarf!!! (I never thought this possible!)
– Whiski kept eating my misty cloak and throwing up!
– only one person recognised me,

Here’s a photo:

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Fairies, Goblins, Dwarfs, Wizards and Elves!

This is the name (and theme), of a birthday party I have been invited to by a friend of Whiski’s. And it’s on Friday Fraiday! Aaaaah!

I don’t have a costume, or much money to spare, it’s too cold for a mermaid and to early for a vodyanoy! Having recently started re-reading Terry Pratchett, I was thinking I could be a Discworld character, but nothing amazing comes to mind at the moment and I think I will leave that one for the next magical party.
I have an amazing cloak from Claire though. It’s meant to be a Winterfell grey but it’s the perfect colour of moon and mist instead. That leaves me with two options:

  • Vin (Mistborn) the Skaa girl from a book I started reading about a week ago or
  • Tyrande Whisperwind, the World of Warcraft leader of the Night Elves

True, Vin is neither of the above but it fits my hairstyle, all I need is a little bit of soot. And a Mistborn cloak (or an addition to my amazing mist-cloak). Oh and some rogue clothing…
For Tyrande I could use a blue wig, pink body paint, make some cardboard weapons and maybe try and find a white dress in a charity shop?

Anyway here are the two of them, what to do, what to do?