So another item that is made by us are small bindrunes. They can be personalised in any which way you like.
These here were used as tokens to give to people at an SCA event in Lough Devnaree ( Ireland). 13 more words
I spent two days staying in York, my second city in the UK after London. It was absolutely fantastic because it was a nice sized city that was just big enough to walk around and see everything by foot, but large enough to have fun things to do for visitors. 3,469 more words
April 23rd – On this day, St George’s Day, in 1390, English pride was dented by the defeat of the Englishman Lord Welles by the Scotsman Sir David Lindsay in a friendly joust in front of King Richard (II) – on London Bridge! 245 more words
In medieval times, books were written on a more expensive archetype of paper called parchment–they are sheep and calves which take assurance in that.˚ So whenever a monk wrote, he did so extremely carefully; he simply couldn’t afford to make a mistake. 93 more words
Today marks the 1000th anniversary of the death of Brian Boru at the Battle of Clontarf on 23rd April 1014 AD. You would have to have been hiding under a rock in deepest darkest Antarctica to have missed out on the plethora of associated festivities, events and commemorations that have been taking place in Ireland over the last few weeks. 1,190 more words