16th century images of Irish people (from irisharchaeology.ie)

I’ve been following @irarchaeology on twitter for a while now, lots of great stuff, but I thought this  16th century images of Irish people | Irish Archaeology might be of interest to SCAdians trying to find images of period Irish dress.  Too late for my current persona, unfortunately.   (www.irisharchaeology.ie has some lovely things in the shop too)  Advertisements

Let there be clothes.

There are some people that could probably get away with attending an SCA event naked, I, alas, am not amoung their number.  Clearly an attempt must be made to assemble some sort of garb and, as there is the small matter of my not being able to sew affecting my decisions in this, I’m strongly leaning towards…

The small business of arms

This is as much to remind myself of where our current ideas on this are as anything else, as I have a lot more research to do to make sure everything works and is suitable.    I’m also a cub scout leader and I have done some stuff with the cubs and my lads regarding…

Who am I?

First things first, I reckon.   If I’m going to participate in all things SCA I need a persona – in other words I need to figure out who my medieval self is and what she will be spending time on.   I was a bit funny about this idea, (managing one name per person…