Archive - Jul 4, 2005

Medieval "Gate of Granada" Guarded Gibraltar

Archaeologists from the Gibraltar Museum have discovered the pillars of the Gate of Granada, the 14th century main entrance to the city.

Stone Soup

Remember the children's tale about a neighborhood meal built around a pot of boiling water and a rock? Chiffon Staebler of Knight Ridder Newspapers looks at modern versions of the story and SCA practioners of it as well as the geological consequences of boiling rocks.

Fire in the Sky: History of Fireworks

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.

Photos from Northshield Archery Events Online

Lady Mechthild zur Drachenhoehle of the Kingdom of Northshield has posted photos from the recent Castle Fever and Schutzenfest events.