A famous treatise on early medieval French costuming is now webbed thanks to the indefatigable efforts of a group of SCA’ers. The book — or rather the doctoral dissertation — is Women’s Costume in French Texts of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries. It has been out of print and copyright for some time and nearly… Continue Reading Classic Medieval French Costuming Text
This is my “Dramatic Storyteller in the SCA” class handout.
With thanks to photographer Allan Barton of Medieval Ecclesiastical Art, here is a lovely 11th century sculpture of Madonna and Child.
I realize that “fun” and “war” do not go together in the mundane world, but they do in the SCA. I arrived back home a couple of hours ago from Great Western War (GWW) and had a wonderful time. It was COLD and I was not quite ready for it. Mind you I live in… Continue Reading What a Fun War!
GWW started as of today (Tuesday) and my son and I will be heading up on Thursday-Sunday Sadly I have a business trip starting on Monday so that will be a tough schedule, but I’ll be able to take it easy once I get to the hotel room. In Dallas… sigh. I’m still looking forward… Continue Reading Great Western War