[Ansteorra] Events on Ice (Was: EMPIRE of Xanadu)
Stefan li Rous
StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Fri Jan 25 17:50:22 PST 2008
On Jan 25, 2008, at 6:46 PM, Dr. C. M. Helm-Clark Ph.D. wrote:
> It's always an adventure, moving to a new kingdom,
> meeting new people, making new friends and hitting
> them over the head with rattan ;-)
You might want to glance through these files in the Florilegium when
Othr-Newcomrs-art (16K) 2/23/03 "The 'Other' Newcomers" by Lady
Catharin de Rochelle. For SCA
moving from one group to
SCA-trans-msg (18K) 1/ 4/96 How to handle the move from one
another. For the people in
the group too.
I think you may have mentioned having moved between kingdoms before.
In that case, my apologies but perhaps others here might find these
useful in avoiding some mistakes.
> This weekend we decided not to go to an event a mere
> five hours up the road (and only 3 mountain passes!)
> The event fee includes the rental of ice skates.
> There might be a rapier melee on ice (pending safety
> approval - my imagination tainted with too many years
> of chirurgeoning had a field day!) and snowballs are
> permitted in the snowfort battle.
Oh my. This sounds like it could almost be as dangerous as
Ansteorrans driving on ice.
> We decided not to go to the event so we could get in
> my last day's worth of ice fishing for trout and salmon
> before I emigrate to the land of catfish and bass...
Ohhh. That brings up an interesting question I hadn't thought of
previously. Does anyone know of any evidence of ice fishing done in
our medieval period? I think I've seen medieval pictures of ice
skates. If anyone has written an article, or could be convinced to
write one, I'd love to have articles on either of these subjects
(medieval ice fishing or medieval ice skates), for the Florilegium.
> (It's hard, choosing between SCA and fishing... ;)
Why can't you just combine them? Isn't Crown Tourney just like
clubbing baby seals? :-)
Many event sites down here do have lakes that allow fishing.
> ***SIGH*** I'll have to learn a whole new way of
> fishing...this could be fun...and I've wanted to make
> the fishing rod from the _Complete Angler_ (a period
> treatise on fishing "with an angle") for ages...! ;)
For those who might be interested, here is the recipe section from
Complet-Anglr-msg (14K) 5/26/00 Recipes from "Compleat Angler",
I wish I had the whole thing, but you take what you can get. :-)
For those interested in more on medieval fishing, there are also
these files in the FOOD-ANIMALS section:
Angling-art (24K) 8/24/01 "A Historic Look at the Sport of
Creador TwineDragon. Pennsic
fish-cleaning-art (10K) 4/29/06 “Amra's Capsule of Cleaning, For
Fish, Intended for Beginners”
fishing-msg (24K) 1/12/08 Medieval fishing. Fish ponds.
med-fishing-lnks (14K) 4/ 3/05 Links to information on medieval
by Dame Aoife Finn of Ynos Mon.
THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas
StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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