[Bards] Topic: Is the usage of performers in your area, and events in general, sufficient?

Jay Rudin rudin at ev1.net
Tue Oct 24 07:18:43 PDT 2006

The  sky-blue sash with gold trim originally denoted a member of the Queen's 
College of Bards from 1982 until the College's end.  They were created and 
passed out by Duchess Willow de Wisp.  I'm glad to see that the sash has 

Robin of Gilwell / Jay Rudin

> Some years (ok, many years) ago, someone here in Stargate had the
> idea of putting a favor on one's belt to denote "bard available to
> perform". It was sky blue with gold tassels. A harp would be a nice
> addition, but the colors (sky blue and gold) are what first catch the
> eye from a distance.
> Gerald, was that you? Or was it Ihon? I don't remember, but I think
> it was one of them who made several and gave them away to pretty much
> any bard who asked for one at the time.
> In any case, they were easy to make, easy to recognize and
> distinctive, without being a pain to wear or clashing with 9/10ths of
> your garb (as a baldric or sash might).
> I still have mine.
> Michael Silverhands 

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