Archive - Jul 10, 2006

World eBook Fair Offers Free Books Through August 4, 2006

In honor of Project Gutenberg's 35th anniversary, the 2006 World eBook Fair has made its online collections available free to the public through August 4, 2006.

Volunteers Needed for Pennsic Children's Fete

Their Excellencies Countess Denise and Baroness Kisaiya of the Kingdom of Atlantia are looking for volunteers to help with the Annual Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic XXXV. Needed are performers, craft helpers and general volunteers who like to work with children.

Got mead?

Alberta, Canada beekeepers are hoping the province's move to allow a cottage wine industry to develop for an ancient beverage will create a buzz among liquor connoisseurs.

Summits Fall Coronet Tournament

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Come get away from the mundane world and witness epic deeds while relaxing lakeside, surrounded by natural beauty but served by civilized amenities. The site is only 35 miles off of I-5 up scenic Highway 62, on the way to Crater Lake, nestled in the heart of the Summit’s namesake mountains.

The site for Fall Coronet 2006 is Joseph Stewart State Park. The site has hot showers, indoor flush restrooms and fresh water taps. It also has curbside loading and unloading and paved paths for easy access, as well as spacious parking a short walk from the camping area. There is abundant, shady camping on level grass, including a “Period Village” with lots of room for period encampments around the large central list field. It also includes views of the lake and a playground and camp store a short drive or hike down a scenic walking path away. Multiple picnic tables may also be available. Location:
Glyn Dwfn, Summits, An Tir (Trail, OR)

Medieval Code Ring Brings Wealth and Glory to Metal Detector

Metal detector enthusiast John Wood certainly didn't expect to strike it rich four years ago when he discovered an odd-looking gold ring, but the 650-year-old artifact is now set to sell at Christies for UK£100,000.

Diamond Wars XXI: Saxon vs. Norman

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Join the Barony of Small Gray Bear in celebrating our 21st Diamond Wars at beautiful Camp Cedar Valley, 104 Boy Scout Trail, Viola, Arkansas October 12-15, 2006.

The site is very discreetly wet. No original containers and leave no trace on site.

http://www.smallgraybear.com/DWXXI/DWXXI Flyer.pdf

Today in the Middle Ages: July 10, 1376

The "Good Parliament" ended in London on July 10, 1376. It was nicknamed by the people of England in recognition of its efforts to end corruption at court.

Geoffrey Chaucer Interviews Paris Hilton

Our boy Geoffrey Chaucer is at it again! This time he interviews Paris Hilton on his blog.