Archive - Nov 5, 2010

SCA author alleges theft of article by print magazine

In 2005, Monica Gaudio wrote an article entitled A Tale of Two Tarts for Ice Dragon and allowed it to be published on the Godecookery.com website. Recently the entire article was published without permission in Cooks Source Magazine, producing an explosion of commentary on the Internet.

[LOC] Feast of The Four Winds

Lady Alessandra Di Fiore Di Piero Dellamorot and I would like to invite the populace of our fair lands to feast with us! Which way is the wind blowing this year?  Turn up to find out!

More photos from Great Western War

Miyake Nobuhiro reports that he has created an album of photos from Great Western War which took place recently in the Kingdom of the West. The photos are available on Flickr.

[AET] Fabric, Fiber, Fighting, Fencing, & Fishing

The Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais will host the eighth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 19-21, at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address).

[LOC] Feast of Saint Ursula

It is with pleasure that I announce the Feast of Saint Ursula, where we shall celebrate our third victory at Inter-College War on the trot (take THAT, Blessed Herman!) with a relaxed and convivial tavern feast in a late-period German style.

[DRA] Dancemoot VIII

Come join the Shire of Harplestane and Gaita on the 29th of January 2011 for a day of dancing at the latest gathering of our Dance Moot. Dance classes will be held, with opportunities to practice in the evening at a ball. For the non-dancers, there will be a selection of period games to keep everyone entertained.

[LOC] St Florian Baronial Changeover & Championship

Come witness the glory and majesty of the great Barony of St Florian de la Riviere! The Barony is to have a new Baron and Baroness, only the third in it's illustrious history.

[EAL] Septentria 12th Night

Greetings unto to All who would brave the weather to enjoy merriment and food! What would the winter be without the boisterousness of Septentrian bears amidst the white snow?

[DRA] Really Cool Lady Heavies Training Event

The Shire of Harpelstane are delighted to invite all lady fighters to a training event especially for them, taught by Drachenwald’s own Sir Dorothea. Priority will be given to lady fighters, but men (also known as mobile pells) are also welcome.

[LOC] Tiny Ball

TINY BALL at Rowany Dance Practice. Live Music! Garb! Dancing!

[ATL] Meet Us Under the Bridge

The end of the year draws nigh as does the end of the term of our beloved Baron and Baroness, Baron James de Biblesworth and Baroness Katharine Devereaux.

Medical specimens of yore

Examining bodily fluids to determine ailments is a practice with roots going back to ancient times, as described in an article by Cristina Luiggi in The Scientist magazine.

[OUT] Studium Generale III

Studium Generale III: A Collegium of Practical and Academic Arts and Sciences Saturday, April 3 10 AM - 6 PM University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado

[CAL] Queens Prize

The Shire of Lost Moor presents Queens Prize November 6, 2010

"Caucasian Stonehenge" found in Russia

Russian archaeologist Andrey Belinskiy believes he has discovered a "Caucasian Stonehenge" built by a Bronze Age civilization around 1600 BCE. The well-preserved ruins are located in the North Caucasus mountains.

Marian of Heatherdale receives Pegasus Award

Dame TSivia of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that Mistress Marian of Heatherdale (MKA Heather Dale) was a winner of a 2010 OVFF Pegasus Award for excellence in filking.

Clothing of the 12th century discussion list

Are you living in the 12th century and don't know what you should be wearing? Take a look at the 12th Century Clothing List on Yahoo Groups for discussion of period garb.