Archive - Mar 16, 2011 - Story

AEthelmearc event photos online

Dragos Pelikanos reports that he has created three albums of photos from events which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

Islamic necropolis discovered in Portugal

A medieval Islamic necropolis, containing over 200 human remains, has been discovered in the southern Portuguese city of Beja during renovation of a high school.

Knitting improves behavior in English schoolchildren

British schoolteachers have a new defense against the cellphone: knitting. A program to teach knitting to elementary age schoolchildren has reaped surprising results, including improved behavior.

Urban SCAdians live by the sword

The National Post has a chat with Nicolaa de Bracton and other members of the Canton of Eoforwicof (Ealdormere), mundanely Toronto, Canada. The article discusses various activities in the SCA and how the SCA has to alter some aspects of the middle ages to accommodate safety and modern concerns.