Spices of life in Carrick on Suir

The Irish Ages on 2022-4-18
This week, I visit Ireland fabulous example of a Tudor house, Ormond Castle.Now it was fabulous and I highly recommend a visit. As usual it is something small, or an interesting fact that usually piques my interest throughout my whole tour. What you read more

A new woollen bedspread

Eva's historical costuming blog on 2022-4-17
 I am a very entusiastic medieval camper, and I want everyting in my tent to look - if not perfectly medieval, then at least, not modern.Fur lined bedspreads were popular in teh Middle Ages, I found quite a lot of them in Swedish wills when I did read more


Food in the Middle Ages: the 14th century

The lazy reenactor girl on 2022-4-16
Before the time of the printing press, there aren’t a lot of written sources about food. Some manuscripts has survived, but as usual, it mainly gives us information about the elite and their lives. But there is enough information for us to get a read more

Norra Nordmarks blivande baroni är på gång att bildas

Nordmark Blog on 2022-4-16
Redan på 90-talet fanns tanken om ett baroni i Nordmarks mest nordliga region. Av olika anledningar har inte förutsättningarna varit rätt för att göra slag i saken. Men nu verkar tiden vara inne och en arbetsgrupp är i full gång Läs mer… Inlägget read more

May Dragon’s Tale has been published

Drachenwald Blog on 2022-4-15
Greetings good people of Drachenwald! The Chronicler has published a new Dragon’s Tale for your enjoyment. This links directly to the current newsletter (.pdf), and does not need a password. If this doesn’t work you can follow this link to the read more




SCA feastgear: 14th century

The lazy reenactor girl on 2022-4-9
In my SCA game I spend a lot of time and energy on the items that I eat and drink with. What we call feastgear is, for me, accessories the same way shoes, hats and bags are! My goal is to have a full set of feastgear with all my garb sets. For me a read more

Bj 644: the Birka double grave

The lazy reenactor girl on 2022-3-27
I’ve never expected to say a sentence like “oh, I’ve found another piece from my grave!”. But here I am, celebrating goals by getting things “from my grave”. Some people look really confused when I say things like that, and some people understand read more

A new hope … of events to come

Lia's Continued Crafts on 2022-3-26
The weather is turning nice, and actual in person events are starting up again. With that, my enthusiasm to create something for the SCA has also awakened. I patterned an overcoat for myself, German 16th Century style with a collar and front read more

Meet Ysabella-Maria Vasquez de Granada y Cortes

Drachenwald Pelicans on 2022-3-25
Your full name Magistra Ysabella-Maria Vasquez de Granada y Cortes from Mynydd Gwyn/Insulae Draconis/Drachenwald Ysabella-MariaYsa About Way back in the mists of time, as an impressionable young thing, I saw a news item on the television about this read more

Årsmöte denna helg

Aros on 2022-3-24
På lördag den 26/3 är det symöte, som vanligt planerad hos Helwig från 13. På söndag den 27/3 är det dock dags för årsmöte för SKA Aros. Alla medlemmar har fått inbjudan via epost från Nordmarks medlemssystem. Läs kallelsen här på hemsidan: read more

römische Brosche 3. Jahrhundert

Anna Syveken on 2022-3-24
Ihr erinnert euch an diesen Beitrag aus Oktober 2020 und diese „Star Trek“ / Delphin-Brosche? https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/464942Flat Brooch, 3rd century Das hat Johanna gestern aus dem Brennofen gezogen: Anleitung und read more

What to wear underneath your hairnet.

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2022-3-23
My sprang hairnets starting to appear on heads all over the reenactment-world. I get so happy everytime I see one beeing used. And in ways I had never thought of. With a big wulsthaube, with a small wulsthaube, with only the haube, with just the read more


April Dragon’s Tale has been published

Drachenwald Blog on 2022-3-15
Greetings good people of Drachenwald! The Chronicler has published a new Dragon’s Tale for your enjoyment. This links directly to the current newsletter (.pdf), and does not need a password. If this doesn’t work you can follow this link to the read more

Playing catch up

Magdalena's kitchen on 2022-3-14
 OK, so it has been quiet, here at least. With events on an ever changing basis there hasn't been a lot to report on. I continue to read cookbooks and plan feasts. Currently I just finished the menu for Arts in April V to be held in April here in read more

 

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