Archive - Feb 2008
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-29 18:04
The BBC's Time Team believe they have discovered the 'Great Gate' of Langthorne Abbey in West Ham, England. The Abbey itself may lie beneath rail lines.
Submitted by Aine DeLacey on Fri, 2008-02-29 14:48
Aine deLacey shares an album of photographs from the West Kingdom's Twelfth Night celebration.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2008-02-29 11:02
Set down your beverage and celebrate Leap Day by answering the musical question, "What would you get if you crossed William Shakespeare and Don McLean?"
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-29 09:14
Nicholas Day of Slate online magazine discusses the renewed popularity of mead among foodies and others interested in unusual alcoholic beverages, linking it to the current interest in bees and honey. The article quotes mead-maker David Myers who feels that the drink's popularity within the SCA is detrimental to increasing mead's commercial sales.
Submitted by napony1 on Thu, 2008-02-28 22:12
Mountain forest area 9,000 feet above stress level with large field for all types of combat. Free space for demonstrations and performers. Camping and Ale House. Web: http://skylinecyberworld.com/. Fun for the whole family. Vendors and performer applications taken till April 15th. Location:
13 Miles past Cloudcroft, New Mexico at mile marker 30 near Mayhill. 25 minutes from Alamagordo.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-28 14:35
Police in Seoul, Korea believe arson was responsible for the destruction of a 600-year-old gate considered to be Korea's most important national treasure.
Submitted by Racaire on Thu, 2008-02-28 12:13
Lia de Thornegge reports that she posted her pictures and "a bit of lovely choral singing" video from the recent Nordmark University event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-27 18:05
Questioning the relevance of your hobby to the real world? Then this comic from XKCD will give you a chuckle.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-27 13:58
Recent discoveries in a 10th century gravesite in the Russian town of Pskov, Novgorod lead researchers to believe that Viking women dressed more provocatively than previously believed. New research may show that women's garments were open at the front, revealing an underdress with a train in the back.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-27 10:41
A "good and nasty interpretation of Macbeth" starring Patrick Stewart is being performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through March 22, 2008. Ben Brantley of the New York Times has a review.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-02-27 07:50
THL Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos from the recent Kingdom A&S event in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-02-26 18:47
Writing for The Guardian, Jim Al-Khalili sheds light on the contributions of Arab scientists in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by aisinbiya on Tue, 2008-02-26 14:08
Lady Biya, guildmistress of the Company of Medieval Aviculturists, is pleased to announce she will be teaching three classes this year's East Kingdom University at Barony Beyond the Mountain on April 5th.
Submitted by Cassandra di Ca... on Tue, 2008-02-26 10:46
The January '08 issue of the Calon Scrolls, which is Calontir's quarterly online Arts and Sciences newsletter, is now available for your enjoyment.
Submitted by Aine DeLacey on Tue, 2008-02-26 07:35
Lady Aine DeLacey shares her photos from the Cynaguan Winter Investiture, in the West Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-25 15:46
The Shire of Ravensweir in An Tir has posted a brilliant "advertisement" for SCA Barbie, a doll who comes with a variety of accessories, friends and equipment.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-25 12:05
For the first time, those wishing to do research on medieval England online will have access to one of the best resources, William the Conqueror's Domesday Book.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-02-25 09:55
Caelin on Andrede has posted photos from the recent Candlemas 2008 event on Flickr.
Submitted by margaretc on Sun, 2008-02-24 16:54
High-tech laser technology has been used to record and conserve one of the finest collections of Pictish carved stones in Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-24 13:34
The recent discovery of a Roman settlement near Lincoln, England, will not hold up plans for the creation of a modern cemetery. Archaeologists believe that the settlement dates from between the 2nd and 4th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-02-24 08:44
The Instructables website includes a tutorial on how to make a Viking pennannular brooch.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-23 19:52
Robert Vermaat has created a website called Vortigern Studies which is "dedicated to the study of the period between the Roman occupation of Britain and the Early Middle Ages."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-23 11:14
Gwynfor Lwyd has posted photos from the Barony of Stormhold's Surveying Weekend in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-02-23 03:46
Chef Robert Irvine's cooking series Dinner: Impossible will feature an episode filmed at the Maryland Renaissance Festival.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-22 17:42
Two metal detector enthusiasts are laying claim to discovery of a 13th or 14th century seal depicting the murder of Thomas Becket. The seal was found in a North Yorkshire field.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-22 14:29
Looking for information on Viking clothing, textiles, cooking, etc.? Thora Sharptooth has created a website entitled Viking Resources for the Re-enactor which deals with these subjects and more.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-22 10:52
Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the Editor of Tournaments Illuminated will be temporarily offline due to the recent Nevada earthquake.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-02-22 09:56
Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan offers Her final informational post for Estrella War XXIV with the announcement of the victors and their rights to make and display pennants.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-02-21 14:15
Signora Ginevra Isabetta del Dolce shares photos from the recent 12th Night celebration in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Thu, 2008-02-21 11:48
The Independent Florida Gator reports from the third annual Medieval Masquerade in Gainesville.