Story: “Merlinus and Vortigern”

I told this story last Saturday on March 14 for Caid’s wonderful every-two-year Pentathlon event. I always change the narrative during performance to make it mine; this is the bones of the story. I took the original story from the 9th century Historia Brittonum (History of Britain), translated by Robert Vermaat. However, I changed the… Continue Reading Story: “Merlinus and Vortigern”

Pentathlon 2015: Dramatic Interpretation

Delivered for the first time last Saturday, March 14 for Caid’s amazing, incredible, and inspiring every-two-year Pentathlon. The poem is taken from the 13th century Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks (The Saga of Hervör and Heidrek). On a personal note, I cannot BELIEVE that I was able to memorize the thing! It was hard! “The Waking… Continue Reading Pentathlon 2015: Dramatic Interpretation

New Medieval Music CD

I am delighted to report that the Cliar cu Buidhe musical troupe has released a new CD: “Cliar cu Buidhe. Period.” As you might have guessed it’s a wonderful collection of purely period voice and instrumental music. Some of the songs are “The Three Ravens,” “Lullay, lullay,” Sumer is icumen in,” “Salve Splendor,” and many… Continue Reading New Medieval Music CD