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Notes from a camping weekend

Magdalena's kitchen on 2020-9-24
 I don't expect this post to make much sense to anyone but me really. So continue if you want a peek inside my head.This last weekend was my first 'camping on my own' experience since the divorce. I had One event where I borrowed a pavilion that was read/watch more






Åka på lajv del 1: Lajv och spelteknik

Handcrafted History on 2020-9-19
Det här är en post som handlar om lajv, olika sätt att lajva på och hur du bygger ett roligt och dynamiskt spel på ett lajv som gör att alla har roligt. Jag skriver främst utifrån min erfarenhet av historiskt … Continue reading → read/watch more

Haube with blackwork, needlelace and spangles.

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2020-9-14
The medieval tradition of covering the hair with a haube, a hood, as a sign of marital status continued during the 16th century. In the first years of the century the headwear was quite plain, mostly just white linen. But smaller embroidered ribbons read/watch more

Going fantasy again: wire crowns

Eva's historical costuming blog on 2020-9-14
 So, I continue with my fantasy costuming. This flare of interest in fantasy outfits comes from when I "needed" a fire themed crown for an Elf king in August. So I thought: why not try making oen from aluminum wire and glass beads, the latter I have read/watch more


Call to Drachenwald Curia

Drachenwald Blog on 2020-9-14
Greetings Drachenwald, Their Majesties Æiríkr and Jacquelyna give notice that they intend to hold a Curia Regis on Thursday, November 12, 2020 beginning at 19:00 CET. This will be an online meeting hosted via Zoom. Please see the online Drachenwald read/watch more


Landsknecht and trossfrau on the march

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2020-9-10
In the armies of 16th century Germany there where a lot of women and children. Often more than there where soldiers. Camp women belonged to the army and took part of its military functions, even though they did not fight. Woman had a supportive read/watch more


Skaldic Poetry and The Skaldic Project

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2020-9-9
Although my internship is over, I couldn’t resist sharing this new site I found with the rest of you. While looking for Arthurian manuscripts, I stumbled across a website called The Skaldic Project. On their homepage, they describe themselves as “an read/watch more

Mystery Monday: Stenent

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2020-9-7
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples read/watch more

Medieval pattens (research post)

Handcrafted History on 2020-9-6
I wanted to buy myself a pair of really nice wooden pattens to protect my handmade medieval shoes during events, like 6 years ago. I didn’t find any, so then I tried to trade for a pair with some woodworking … Continue reading → read/watch more

Leben in Bildern

Anna Syveken on 2020-9-6
Ein Tag im Museum. #mySCA #regramSCA #gnm #frühgeschichte via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CEy9uwBlrcK/ read/watch more

Solution Saturday: Dywa

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2020-9-5
Every Saturday, we will revisit one of our Mystery Monday names that we have solved. Many thanks to everyone who has contributed their knowledge and expertise, whether commenting here or on twitter or via email. You’ve all helped solve a read/watch more

 

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