The Earliest Period. The Final Frontier. The Alpha to our not-yet-happened Omega. The Cradle of Civilization. The Mesopotamians. I am insane. As if my entry to the Garb Challenge last year wasn't crazy enough, I had to find a way to one-up myself. Because that is what I do. It's not a challenge unless you're … Continue reading Justified and Ancient: Babylonians at Birka
I've done some translation before for scribal work, but I never really get the chance to play wordsmith. So when the husband of a friend receiving her AoA at Birka this last weekend asked me and the other ladies of the house to help, I got excited. Her persona is Spartan, which makes things surprisingly … Continue reading Award of Arms scroll for Lady Petra de Cilicia
I've created a page for this site, and to allow folks who aren't friends with me on Facebook to connect. I have a lot of friends on my mundane page, and this will simply streamline the process for those that wish to contact me and get updates about what I'm working on. All of my … Continue reading New Facebook Page
From the blogger that brought you Long Dress is Long, and Overdue Modifications to the Norman Longdress, I give you, actual pictures of me in the dang dress. As I mentioned in my previous post, the Twelfth Night event in the Barony of Smoking Rocks (Southeastern Massachusetts) often has an early period theme. Typically 11th-12th … Continue reading Twelfth Night Bliaut Pictures
I need to confess that I name my nice garb. I do. If it hangs up in the closet and doesn't get balled up and thrown in a tub for camping season, it has a name. For example, my heavily pearled gold delmatikion is my Dalek Dress. I didn't name it that, but it stuck, … Continue reading Overdue Modifications to the Norman Longdress.