I couldn’t help myself when I wrote the title as I always think of CSI in terms of the T.V. show. So do the people who founded and run CSI, Sittingbourne — except their CSI means “Conservation Science Investigation.” It’s a fascinating approach to doing archeology and conservation in the public eye and with the… Continue Reading CSI: Crime Lab (O.K., not Crime)
Lines from from the early Anglo-Saxon poem “The Wanderer.” Where is the horse gone? Where the rider? Where the giver of treasure? Where are the seats at the feast? Where are the revels in the hall? Alas for the bright cup! Alas for the mailed warrior! Alas for the splendour of the prince! How that… Continue Reading Quote from "The Wanderer"
The A&S 50 Yahoo group was discussing various ways to present research results in addition to straight writing. The lady Anitra made the following suggestions, which I loved: Teach a class Write a book Do a re-enactment Produce a video for YouTube. Write a solo performer play. (Doesn’t have to be long. A Day in… Continue Reading Creative A&S 50 Ideas
I’m trying to put my various period writing and performance pieces into some sort of order. Following is a list of my period writing and performances. Starred entries mean that I have both written and performed them so they appear in both categories. Writing *The Tale of Glam (adaptation into Norse poetry of a story… Continue Reading Writing and Performance
1089. December 30. I have heard a tale and such a tale it was! I will write a poor song from it but I must finish it later for I have neglected my duties long enough. Here is its beginning but not its end. Wealthy was Thorhall when winter struck fast the fruitful glades of… Continue Reading Caitlin’s Journal: The Tale of Glam