Archive - Dec 20, 2005

The Self-Defense Nightstand

Looking for the perfect gift for the SCAdians fighter in the family? How about a sword and board that doubles as a bedside table?

Shopping in the Renaissance

The Yale University Press looks at Shopping in the Renaissance: Consumer Cultures in Italy, 1400-1600, a new book by Evelyn Welch, which looks at the social anxieties of the Renaissance marketplace.

Kevin O'Shaughnessy becomes Peer, Don, Earl Marshal of Northshield

On December 10, 2005 at the Boar's Head event in the Kingdom of Northshield, during evening court, their Majesties Æsa Gilsdottir and Kitadate-tenno recognized Kevin O'Shaughnessy as a Master of the Pelican and a Master of the Laurel.

Middle kingdom says "Happy Birthday!" to new little Scotsman

Give him a couple of years to learn to walk, then teach the lad how to fold a kilt! Aidan Gabriel Duncan was born to Lorien (Skye) Pletcher, aka Lady Deirdre de Maccuswell, on December 11, 2005.