Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-05 17:50
The subject of Roman numberals seems to crop up every year: in January for football fans and in May for members of the SCA. This year the Olympic Games complicate an already mystifying system.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-03 19:29
The Interactive Tartan Weaver, located in Conrie, Perthshire, Scotland, has a website which allows visitors to design and produce images of their own tartans.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-03 12:39
Leohtulf of the Silver Hills reports that National Geographic will have a team of videographers to film the Shire of Esfenn's fighter practice in Hayward, California March 5, 2006. The practice will be used as footage for the Battle of Armageddon.
Submitted by jofoster81 on Thu, 2006-03-02 14:25
On 27, February, 2006 between the hours of 12:00 midnight, the garage and vehicles belonging to Their Excellencies of Loch Salann (Salt Lake City, Utah), Artemisia, were broken into. Several items of regalia were stolen.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-02-28 19:12
At more than 800 years old, it is known as the King of Holderness. But St Augustine's Church in the heart of Hedon is slowly crumbling.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-28 09:32
The controversy continues. English Heritage is still working on options to remove traffic from the area around Stonehenge, this time with five different options.
Submitted by Jinan al Hadaya on Tue, 2006-02-28 02:46
Medieval Geekery - SCA Rantings - New Technologies - Fyne Gossip
One woman's personal blog that hopes to find the funny side of the SCA, Gamers, Science Fiction and RenFairs. Updated often!
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-02-27 12:28
John Brooke-Little, Clarenceux King of Arms of England, who did much through his persuasive writings to advance an interest in the subject of heraldry, died on Feb. 13, 2006 at the age of 78.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2006-02-24 11:24
Geoffrey Chaucer giveth advice, posteth the toppe X searches inn hys netwerk, and "the privitees of the manye abbreviaciouns ywritten on the internette". BSL (by seinte loy!) Thou shalt be ROFL ("rollinge on the floore laughinge").
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-24 08:05
Zygmunt Nadratowski reports that his rapier gear was stolen recently from his home in Michigan.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-23 20:20
Their Graces Edouard and Genevieve of the Kingdom of Ealdormere report the sad news that coronation cloaks from their first and second coronations were stolen from their car in downtown Toronto recently.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-18 13:03
Not just for Midrealmers anymore! Dragonhame.com has produced a quiz to let you find your inner dragon!
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2006-02-17 20:46
This website is designed to help locate lost or stolen SCA items. By logging on, you can have your items listed quickly (usually within 12 hours).
The site owner checks through the usual haunts of stolen items, and reports back to the original owners the moment they find a hit.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-17 18:25
Is chivalry dead? CBS News reporter Steve Hartman thought it might be, so he sought out John Bridges, author of the book How to be a Gentleman.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 13:19
Due to decreased attendance, organizers of the Canterbury Arts Festival in Kent, Washington, better known as Canterbury Faire, have decided to drop the Faire from their schedule.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-09 13:34
Jackie Hammers-Crowell of the Orphan Foundation of America Red Scarf Project responds to SCAtoday.net's posting about the project earlier in the year, thanking readers for their support.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-02-08 01:14
Owners of the Husqvarna Viking Designer I Sewing and Embroidery Machine should check their unit's serial number to see if it is affected by this safety recall due to an electrical arcing problem.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2006-02-06 10:53
Reenactor Fest is a multi-era event that brings together living history enthusiasts from any time period, including Roman era through World War II and other modern conflicts. The event is held in January near Chicago, Illinois.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-02 14:48
In celebration of Valentine's Day, Hamilton College Classics Professor Barbara Gold offers opinions on modern versus classical love.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-01 10:16
On February 11, 2006, Master Liam St. Liam (Bill Toscano) plans to take the plunge at Revere Beach, Massachusetts to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-31 13:05
Can't get enough of Lord of the Rings? Check out a comic strip depicting Boromir as a child on the Kasiopea Art website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-30 16:13
Master Aleksandr Vasilevych Lev of Northshield, Grand Council Secretary for the Board of Directors of the SCA, has posted a report from the Grand Council meeting which took place in January 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-30 12:42
Laura Gottesman, Reference Specialist for the Digital Reference Team of the Library of Congress, has announced a new addition to the library's Music Division: The Rosaleen Moldenhauer Memorial: Music History from Primary Sources: A Guide to the Moldenhauer Archive.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-01-27 00:20
Idle hands while socializing at an event this weekend? A charitable organization, the Orphan Foundation of America, is collecting hand-knitted scarves and mufflers until January 31, and giving them to college-bound orphans as an act of love.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-26 18:14
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies of the University of Chicago is calling for papers to be presented at the 21st Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference to be held May 12-13, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-26 15:26
On the Historic Knitting List, Gabrielle reports that a blogger named the Yarn Harlot is challenging knitters to take part in a Knitter's Olympics to coincide with the Olympic Games.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-25 10:05
THL Alainne de Lacy reports that her automobile containing some SCA possessions was stolen January 20, 2006 near Salem, Oregon.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 20:58
The Dibner Institute for the History of Science & Technology, located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will once again offer its Lunchtime Colloquia featuring a series of lectures on historical scientific topics.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 12:04
Popular graphic novel and science fiction writer Neil Gaiman is working on an animated version of Beowulf featuring the voices of Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Brendan Gleeson, and John Malkovich.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 10:54
Duke John ap Gwyndaf (Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA, Inc., has announced that the Mission Statement for the SCA release recently has been rescinded.