Quidditch Category

Barcelos Knows Quidditch: Intro and Q&A

When I said “stay tuned” in my retirement announcement, I was teasing this little project.

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Medea the Manager: A Cautionary Tale

An extended metaphor because I like using my English degree for that sort of thing.

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Barcelos Explains It All: USQ’s 2018-2019 Events Announcement

Barcelos Explains It All

We’re going back to Texas again, so you know I have something to say about that. But hey, we’re seeing some good changes, too.

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West Coast Bias: MLQ and Miscellany

I like to keep MLQ Manager Liz and Podcaster Liz separate, but Smythe managed to coax a few Argothoughts out of me anyway. One more episode to go before we finish Season 1!

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How to Quit on a High Note, or, a Not So Dumb Retirement Announcement

After a rewarding double season with the Skrewts and San Jose State, I am happy (and relieved, honestly) to retire from playing quidditch the way I wanted to go out: on a high note.

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Throwback Thursday: A Moment of Gratitude

I want to take a moment to savor this.

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Barcelos Can’t Explain It All

Barcelos Explains It All

Help me explain it all, because I can’t do it by myself.

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Barcelos Explains It All

All the USQ Referee of the Year candidates Are men and you should be pissed about it.

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Barcelos Explains It All: All The Referee of the Year Candidates Are Men and You Should Be Pissed About It 

Barcelos Explains It All

Someone has to be the Angry Feminist Killjoy of quidditch and I feel like that burden has fallen upon me. Well, so be it.

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West Coast Bias: West Regionals Recap

Smythe won the tournament, I got sixth place twice, but the real heroes are Long Beach for taking silver in the community division.

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