Bowman draws on the past

UNLIKE a typical man cave, Grant Cawthorne’s is stocked with medieval weapons, chainmail and traditional archery paraphernalia.

Grant Cawthorne’s heritage inspired his love and study of medieval archery. Picture: Louise Donges

Grant Cawthorne’s heritage inspired his love and study of medieval archery. Picture: Louise Donges

It was his long-term love of and contribution to the unique form of archery that was honoured recently at the Traditional Archers Australia Awards in Queensland. 

Mr Cawthorne, of Irymple, grew up in regional South Aust­ralia hearing tales from his ­parents about his medieval ancestry.

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