Greetings to the Shire, It was brought to my attention that some gentles had not seen the poll regarding virtual Shire A&S gatherings until after the deadline of 02/23, so it is being extended until Friday 03/01/2024. I also wish to clarify that there is an in-person gathering in Sussex Boro every other Tuesday night. … Arts & Sciences Poll Extended!
Greetings to the Shire, Because there was a request to have the Lucky Seven Largesse Challenge at 100 Minutes War this year, I forewent having an Arts & Sciences component. There were three gentles who took part in this challenge, and I heartily thank all three: Astraea of La Familia for the lovely native American … 100 Minutes War Thank You for Arts & Sciences!
All good things must come to an end, as they say. August 28th will be the final meeting at the Hawthorne church. Come celebrate the past and discuss the future!
Greetings to the Shire, This was my first time running Novice Day’s Arts & Sciences display. The rain came down in varying degrees from mist to drizzle to downpour all day. At first I thought we would have only one entrant, but as the day progressed we ended with a total of eight, three out … (Belated) A&S Novice Day Results
Greetings to the Shire, By the end of June, the meeting place that we have had for at least as long as I have been living in the shire (a combined total of 12 years) will be closing for good. The officers of the shire are now exploring leads to find a new place to … The End of an Era
Greetings to the Shire, The last meeting on April 24, I cut pieces for the Queen’s favors to be made, and gave some pieces and pattern tracing paper along with the favor assembly instructions to our intrepid webminister after she had portioned the tracing paper. I had intended to start some on my own, and … A Missive from Maestra Ana de Guzmán
Greetings, Woodlanders! I bring you updates on both Arts & Sciences and Fencing tonight. Arts & Sciences: Her Majesty’s Favors Maestra Ana de Guzman brought some blue linen, pattern tracing paper, scissors, a cutting board, and the image for the Queen’s Favor for Her Majesty Caoilfhionn. Cutting happened, and there are kits available. Contact Maestra … Monday Updates
Greetings to the Shirefolk, I am hoping that whichever holiday you hold dear has been good and fulfilling for you. I have only just gotten a look at the details for Her Majesty Caoilfionn’s favor for her third reign, and am placing the link here: Queen’s Favors on Google Drive I have some blue linen, … Her Majesty’s Favor
Maestra Ana de Guzmán writes: I had not written the Laurel scroll for M. Isabeau d’Orleans, but I wrote the following Cantiga as though it would have appeared on one, and had given it to her some seven years ago. The melody for this poem was based on Cantiga de Santa Maria #180, one that I … Cantiga de Isabeau d’Orleans