Archive - Jun 16, 2010

Do you know a smile when you see one?

Early European explorers in the Caribbean islands commented on the "abominable" and "frightening" figures in the locals' art, with their bared teeth and "burning" eyes. But a new analysis suggests that the artists may have intended these expressions as inviting smiles rather than demonic grimaces.

Daily Life Schola photos online

Elizabet Marshall reports that she has created a small album of photos from the Daily Life Schola event which took place recently in the Barony Beyond the Mountain (East Kingdom).

Building a medieval skep

British beekeeper Martin Newton has created a website on the history and creation of skeps, the woven beehives used in the Middle Ages. (photos)

Mists Investiture photos online

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