Archive - Feb 16, 2011

Old Twelvey Night photos online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Northshield Kingdom Chronicler, has created an album of photos from the recent Old Twelvey Night event which took place in the Barony of Nordskogen.

[OUT] WinterWolf

Come join The College of Blaiddwyn on March 5th, While we chase away the last of the winter blues. Have a fun filled day with tournaments in heavy and light weapons, A&S, Cooking and Bardic arts to determine the next Champions of Blaiddwyn.

Up Helly Aa 2011

Happy Viking New Year to one and all! The BBC offers a few shots of the most recent Up Helly Aa celebration in Scotland's Shetland Islands.

Medieval monks predict climate change

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have matched diaries kept by monks, dating to 1500, to look at weather patterns from the past 500 years. The scientists have found that historical records closely parallel modern computer simulations of European climate patterns.