Blogiversary was actually yesterday, and I forgot. Fortuitously, I was reorganising my images folder and came across this idea I had ages ago, and today I felt it was rather symbolic of the last 6 years of blogging. Thanks so much to all of you who continue to drop by here to read and comment.
Xena with a stone battle axe
Rose saves Jack with a fire axe
Jessica Alba takes an axe to school in the movie *An Invisible Sign* for no good reason - and it doesn't end well
Fierce cosplayer(?) with a serious battleaxe - source unknown
Statue of Jeanne Hachette ('Jean the Hatchet') - her heroism prevented the capture of Beauvais in 1472.
Audrey Hepburn wears a sleeveless evening gown and elbow gloves in a snowy lumber yard (as you do) while nonchalantly holding an axe
Happy Blogivesary Hoydens. Here’s to many more years *clink*
The pictures made me think of Buffy.
YES, BUFFY. This pic.
Thanks for the Buffy pic – image magicked it for you!
Any other photos of awesome women with axes, please drop a link, everybody (full web page, not just the image URL).
Happy blogiversary! Thanks for all the writing, sharing, moderating and commentariat awesomeness you’ve provided over the years!
May I present mini-Buffy – my daughter when she was 7.
Mim, image magicked to share the awesomeness.
I think at this point I have to stretch the idea of “axe” enough to include Susan Sto Helit with Death’s scythe.
This is where need a like button! Happy Blogiversary!
The show is on, and I love the wood chopping.
I’ve pulled out a few battleaxes (hah!) I found via Women Fighters in Reasonable Armor:
(it’s the second from the left, bottom row here: http://ericbelisle.com/weblogs/?p=234)
(it’s also the second from the left, bottom row, in this post: http://ericbelisle.com/weblogs/?p=213
Congrats! (Also, do you ever remember the blogiversary on time? :P)
Love the hoydens with axes. Every one I thought of was already here though. Gonna have to make a D&D fighter with a battleaxe after all this inspiration.
The one pic I want that I can’t find is Sylvia Noble (Donna’s mum) saving Wilf from the smog-car by smashing the windscreen with that axe she keeps by the front door (as you do).
Yay! Happy Blogiversary!
Love the pics.
However – grammar quibble (because I know you love such things – so it’s actually my blogiversary present 😉 ) – shouldn’t it be “carrying axes”? They are not all carrying the same axe :p
Ooh, pedantry! What a lovely blogiversary present, especially when it’s so very perspicacious – I’d thank you profusely were I not so crushed by the shame.
Happy blogiversary HaT! Loving the axes as I’m currently re-watching Buffy on DVD!