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Watership Down Open Field Competition

Overon Black Arrows, Watership Down Open Field CompetitionWA Field Archery, 12 Marked, 12 Unmarked TargetsThe good folks of Overton Black Arrows have been working hard with AGB to ensure that the shoot did go ahead, unfortunately due to the restrictions placed on us all, the planned celebrations for the 50th Watership Down Open shoot were not able to happen. (The celebration will happen next year, so keep an eye out Live music, hog roast, beer and a fun clout...

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Corona Virus Lockdown Blues, Revisited & Revised

Corona Virus Lockdown Blues, Revisited & RevisedA rethink of lock down posts, and galleriesIt’s been a taxing ten or so days, maintaining sanity is becoming more of a chore as this goes on. It’s taking it toll, on everyone, of that there is no doubt.The photography has been one of the few ways of coping with the situation, and slowing the slide to previous mental health oblivion. Concentration is a real problem, this is probably why the photography helps,...

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Hospital Visit During Lock Down

Hospital Visit During Lock DownA somewhat surreal experienceHaving had to visit the regional hospital today, due to an issue deemed urgent enough to require further investigation with a scheduled out patients visit.  Confusion is the single biggest feeling that remains having got home, the reasons for this will hopefully become clearer as you read this article.A couple of days previously we received a call from the department at the hospital asking if we could could attend an hour and...

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Where do we go from here, a taboo subject?

“Shutup & do what your told, if you have noting to hide, you have nothing to worry about”A thought exercise, on what the future holds, based on the current situation and ideas that have been floated via various sources of the media. Warning: This Post Contains Controversial Content ...

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Corona Virus Lockdown Blues part 2

Corona Virus 'Lock Down' Blues, Part 2Climbing the walls, Bournemouth 4 Weeks & Counting.....About the only thing I'm managing to doContinuing a theme.It's about the only thing that I'm currently able to do.  Really struggling with the concentration and doing something for more than about five seconds!These four walls, are far bigger than a lot of people have, but if they keep saying we can't come out until there is a Vaccine, (and the fast tracking of them is a...

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Corona Virus Lock Down Blues

Corona Virus 'Lock Down' Blues, Part 1?Climbing the walls, Bournemouth 3 Weeks & Counting.....It's not going wellI know I really don't have a right to complain, or 'bitch' about the current situation we find ourselves in.  All things considered we are are in a privileged situation. Food on the table, a roof over our heads and perhaps most importantly, currently healthy.But it could be worseSo many things I should be doing, so many things I can't set my mind to. Having...

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Bearpaw Kill Tournament UK, February Update

Bearpaw Kill Tournament UK, February UpdateIsenhurst Estate, Cross in Hand, East Sussex 18 & 19 July 2020 The full applications for the BEARPAW Kill Tournament UK, have been sent and the good folks at Senlac Field Bowmen are working thought the responses and the reserves where needed.The archers I know that have received their applications had them in the return post and are even now practising non standard shooting  positions in preparation, and indeed Yoga as suggested by Phil! We...

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Canford Indoor

Bournemouth Archery Club, Canford IndoorPortsmouth Round Single/Double, 19-Jan-2020It’s an early start, much earlier than it should be. Bus services on a Sunday….. Right…. So instead of taking three quarters of our normal bus journey to our club, (yes the route goes right past Canford School), we have to take a bus to Poole to meet Terry to drive back! We have wonderful wonderful friends who are willing to help us out, we would be lost with out you. Poole...

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Life Sucks

Life SucksR.I.P. LongbowThe day started out OK, cold, but ok. Crisp morning Good thing we're shooting a Frostbite! Then things fell apart big time..... It was bound to happen, it had a Krizel It couldn't have picked a better time to die [/end-sarcasm], tomorrow I was ment to be shooting it in an indoor tournament.Really quite upset. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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Canford Magna Bowmen, Christmas Fun Shoot

Canford Magna Bowmen, Christmas Fun Shoot 2019Fun shoot with Danish Elves and Curry, 20-Dec-2019Its been a while since the last blog about a shoot. Winter yuck, mutter mutter, but the Winter and the effect it has should proberly be the subject of a separate post…. So back to the Christmas Fun Shoot….. This year we decided to hold the shoot on a Friday and have it as a drop-in and shoot against yourself and some Nisse (Danish...

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