Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2010-11-29 12:32
Good Afternoon. Although it has been several years since I was last able to write a Links List, I am giving it a go one more time. Hopefully my system will remain safe and deadly bug-free this time around. I have missed my readers, and hope the feeling is mutual.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2006-12-19 10:55
Dame Aoife returns to us after her job-induced hiatus, just in time to offer a collection of clever gift ideas for the holidays!
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-04-01 14:30
Pursuant to new SCA corporate-level administrative sanctions, a High Inquisitional Council of Peers met recently behind closed doors and voted to censure Dame Aoife Finn of Ynos Mon, creator of the popular Aoife's Links column. SCAtoday.net has learned that the worst may be yet to come.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2006-02-10 16:27
Dame Aoife was feeling foolish this week, and offers this week's Links as a resource for the medieval artistry of jesters and fools.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2006-01-27 08:15
Dame Aoife brings us a veritable galaxy of links this week, concerning astronomy not only as a natural science but also as a medieval navigation and timekeeping aid.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2006-01-26 11:45
Pay no heed to those horsemen, for they are just peaceful pastoral nomads here to graze their livestock...
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2006-01-16 14:01
Dame Aoife has been a busy lady with holidays and her modern-world job, but this week she's back with a pre-springtime Links edition devoted to medieval gardens.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-12-08 15:39
This week, Dame Aoife devotes her Links to the subject of winter sports, and you may be surprised to learn how many "modern" winter sports are actually period.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2005-12-05 14:10
Just in time for the holidays, Dame Aoife offers a collection of links with tasty treats guaranteed to ravage your waistline, but in a very authentic way!
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-12-02 10:02
Aoife's Links this week brings us a fine cure for the Wintertime Blues, with links full of the humor (not the humours) of the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-11-18 08:21
Dame Aoife "trew" us a curve this week, and you might think it "inseamly" of her to have inflicted such punnery. But these links will leave you "panting" for more, and singing "hems" of praise to Dame Aoife!
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-11-11 18:19
How many SCAdians have drawn a sword after uttering that famous movie line? Dame Aoife doesn't look a thing like Paul Hogan's "Mic" character in Crocodile Dundee, but this week she shares Mic's fascination with sharp pointy things.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-10-27 08:59
Think modern society has a monopoly on power tools? Think again! For the mechanically-inclined, this week's edition of Aoife's Links is chock full of serious drool-bait: medieval machines.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-10-21 11:11
The SCA is home to some of the finest calligraphers and illuminators around, but there are still plenty of us who know little of this very important and useful medieval art. Dame Aoife wants to help, and offers this edition of Aoife's Links devoted to scribal arts for beginners.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-10-20 10:02
Eleanor of Aquitaine, a woman who was in many ways ahead of her time and who was one of the most important figures in the Middle Ages, is the subject of Aoife's Links this week.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2005-10-18 16:42
This week's installment of Aoife's Links is devoted to the art and science of hunting with raptors for food and for sport.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2005-09-28 07:36
"Cold hands, warm heart?" The warmth of your heart is up to you, but Dame Aoife has help for keeping hands warm during winter's chill.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2005-09-25 10:38
This week, Dame Aoife brings us a list of links for fencing and armoured combat tournament styles, and the heraldry that adds to their pageantry. If you're planning an event, this edition of Aoife's Links will help make it more fun.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-15 14:26
Dame Aoife offers a bevy of links about large chalk carvings, of which the virility-gifted Cerne Abbas Giant is the most famous, that decorate the hills of England.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2005-09-08 19:30
Dame Aoife offers helpful links for how to sound more medieval when speaking in persona, with a focus on Elizabethan English and Old English and, of course, SCA medieval-oid slang.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-07-30 08:27
Don't snicker! This week's Aoife's Links takes a serious, scholarly look at the sexuality of women and the profession of prostitution through the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-07-18 10:40
Take a break from the Pre-Pennsic Project and Packing Pandemonium™ to visit a few of Aoife's links about — what else? — Pennsic War.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2005-07-13 11:25
Dame Aoife, ever the eclectic, graces us this week with a list of links that didn't fit into any of her multitude of catalogs, but are intersting nonetheless. Here are the odds and ends, for your edification.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2005-07-04 07:44
From a secure bunker at an undisclosed location in the Pocono Mountains, Dame Aoife sends forth links about the history of the "artillery" whose echoing thunder now resounds through her abode.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-07-01 01:19
Feeling bored? Dame Aoife has lots of suggestions in this week's Links on productive and portable ways to occupy your copious free time.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2005-06-21 14:40
After a week in absence, Dame Aoife is back, with links on medieval criminal justice.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2005-06-06 14:02
It has been said that a fighter's armor is a project that is never really done. Dame Aoife this week offers helpful links to make new armorers get started, and to help experienced warriors keep improving their armouring skill.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-23 10:22
Help! Our shire has 14 demos! Dame Aoife, Children's Officer and former librarian, offers suggestions for handling demos for libraries during this summer's "Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds" reading club program.
Submitted by Aoife on Sat, 2005-05-21 07:21
Benjamin Franklin said, "Beer is proof that God wants us to be happy." He's a little out of period for us, but he had the right idea! This week, Aoife brings us a keg of links about that wonderful golden-brown liquid and its relatives.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-05-20 11:11
Were people in the Middle Ages unwashed? Certainly not, says Dame Aoife, as she brings us a bevy of links about how people kept themselves clean in the Middle Ages, in more ways than just the physical.