Archive - Aug 16, 2011

Gamers converge on Germany

Consider the result of a mashup of Pennsic merchants, Costume Con, and thousands of gamers of all kinds, and you will imagine Role Play Convention 2011, held this year in Germany. Video in German on YouTube.

Early music scores available from the CMME Project

Utrecht University in the Netherlands has created a website to make available early musical scores "to students, scholars, performers, and interested amateurs."

Thorvaldr Skegglauss knighted in Drachenwald

Haldan reports that at Their Royal Court at Niebeleungen War, Their Majesties Lief and Morrigan of the Kingdom of Drachenwald offered His Grace Duke Thorvaldr Skegglauss the accolade of Knighthood.

Food fit for a Stuart king

An article in the UK's Southern Reporer takes a looks at food and how local meals were shaped by political circumstance in Stuart Scotland (1603-1746).  Through battle and peace, famine and plenty, recipes changed to fit the times.