[Bards] bardic college... a friendly note from the wife...
fitzmorgan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 14:47:42 PST 2006
* Please excuse my husband if it seems he is being harsh. This is something
he is "passionate" about. He may sound like he's being harsh, but he is
just talking you through his thoughts. *
And now back to our normal Bardic Hour with your host.......
On 11/2/06, Robert Fitzmorgan <fitzmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/2/06, T'Star <bedlamandmayhem at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have one question:
> > If there is a College will it give EQUAL suport to bards in ALL regions
> > of Ansteorra?
> > If it's going to give priority to ANY region over any other simply based
> > on location it should not exist, because it won't survive. I haven't been
> > here that long and I'm already picking up on the divisions between the
> > different regions in the kingdom, some of them very ugly indeed.
> > ~Svetlana Andreivna Volkova
> The college / fellowship / whatever, is just a collection of
> individuals. Each region will get the support that various individuals
> choose to give it. If the bards of the Northern or Western regions are not
> supporting and promoting bardcraft in their area, they can hardly complain
> that the Coastal bards aren't coming up and doing it.
> If there is something that you want to see done, it's easy to
> complain that other people aren't doing it. It's much more useful to do it
> yourself. It is a lot easier to get people to help you do something than it
> is to get people to do it for you.
> If you want bardcraft promoted in your region then get out and start
> promoting bardcraft in your region. If you want a bardic workshop in your
> area, convince your shire or barony to host one then work your but off to
> promote it. Go to bardic circles at other events and ask the bards there to
> come to your event. Bardic Circles don't just happen. Someone has to make
> them happen. Be that someone.
> Be passionate about what you do. Nothing is more interesting than
> genuine passion. If you are passionate and excited about what you are
> doing, it catches peoples attention and makes them want to do it with you.
> Will the college give equal support to all regions? Define equal. It
> will give what support the individuals in it choose to give, and it will
> give that support where those individuals choose to give it. So join up and
> make sure your region gets the support it deserves.
> I will be moving back to the Northern Region in a few months. Once
> there I will do whatever I can to support the bards in my area. I probably
> won't be much help to the bards of the Coastal region.
> "If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been
> much of a day." John A. Wheeler
> Fitzmorgan at gmail.com
> Yahoo IM: robert_fitzmorgan
"If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much
of a day." John A. Wheeler
Fitzmorgan at gmail.com
Yahoo IM: robert_fitzmorgan
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