[Bards] Topic: Is the usage of performers in your area, and events in general, sufficient?
silverhands at sbcglobal.net
Tue Oct 24 14:00:00 PDT 2006
On Oct 24, 2006, at 8:43 PM, willowjonbardc at juno.com wrote:
> Dear Michael
> It wasn't the choice of the Bards to kill the College. The Queen Bards
> was destroyed by the Crown. <snip>
> We did not fail. We succeeded and had too strong an effect on the
> We had flourish with standards.
> Ansteorra had flourished with the bards as an active part of the
> We would have been able to work our problems out if we could had told
> everyone else to get out of our business.
> Now we have problems because we have to overcome this weird cloud of
> doubt that hangs over our heads. A cloud that was put on us by nobles
> and peers.
> Willow de Wisp a bard of Ansteorra
Thank you for that history, Your Grace! I apologize for not knowing
it. In light of this, I concede that most of my points were wrong,
except one: it *was* politics that killed the College. :-(
However, I stand by my opinion that the bards don't need a college,
household, or whatever in order to flourish. They just need a venue
in which to perform, the desire to perform in it, and the heart to
illuminate us with their craft (even when some would prefer not to be
once upon a time long, long ago Titled Bard of Loch Soilleir
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