Reality is boring.
What: Creative multi-aspect project with livelihood earning potential, even if meagre. Mostly for fun, but with intellectual, artistic, financial and other possibilities.
Focus: I love natural aromas and Asia. Imagine if I was a trader/perfumer from a past time exploring Asia for raw materials and perfumes. For this is what i intend to do in the real world when capitalized and prepared.
Secondary elements: living history work (acting, teaching, tourist guide, writing), costumery business, (service, retail, website) etc.
Purpose: To create a historical persona or personas, with…
a. costume: Essential - genuine materials, authentic design, hand-made, plus suited to my tastes
b. vocational skill: Useful - craft/art/profession/business, especially those I have in the real world.
c. language skills: Necessary - Period English and/or foreign language. Want to be able to talk to people, in the lingo of the time and place.
d. apropriate music: Extra - ideally live or even on my own, but at the very least suitable mp3s!
e. knowledge of period: Necessary - job, religion, geography, history, arts, politics, etc – especially aspects I like in the real world.