Archive - Jan 30, 2004

Not-So "Ancient" Art of Haggis Hurling Debunked

Sunday Herald: The "sport" of haggis hurling has been revealed to have originated in the 1970s, according to reporter Liam McDougall.

Report from Board of Directors January Meeting

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has released the President's Report for the first quarter 2004 BoD meeting.

New Peers in Atlantia

On January 10,2004, at the Kingdom of Atlantia 12th Night celebration, two new peers were named: Rachel Wallace and Fritz Justus Fritz.

French Peat Bog Reveals Sobering Environmental Story

Nature: Excavations of a peat bog near Dijon, France have given researchers a look at the environmental history of a Celtic mining town.

SCA Chirurgeon-General Names Successor

Friar Galen of Ockham, the current Chirurgeon-General of the SCA, has announced that the successor to his office has been chosen.

"Divine Right" of SCA Kings Survey to Wrap Up

The "Divine Right" of SCA Kings Survey Response Phase ends Feb. 4th, 2004.

Fires Banned from Lochac's Canterbury Faire

Due to an extreme risk of wildfires in the area of Lochac's Canterbury Faire, the building of campfire and the use of candle lanterns have been banned. Canterbury Faire will be held February 4-9, 2004 in the Barony of Southron Gaard near Christchurch, NZ.

Iron Age House?

Vacationers have been given the chance to live in an Iron Age village for