[Bards] Sad News

Jay Rudin rudin at peoplepc.com
Sun Dec 25 07:46:44 PST 2011

If there is a single day in the year to be loving and forgiving, that day is today.

The cloak was wonderful - but it was also merely an object. Premier Bard is an idea, a focus, an inspiration. You have left no stains or damage to fix.

Robin of Gilwell / Jay Rudin

-----Original Message-----
>From: Brett Chandler-Finch <naturemakeswell at gmail.com>
>Sent: Dec 25, 2011 4:28 AM
>To: bards at lists.ansteorra.org
>Subject: [Bards] Sad News
>Greetings fellow bards,
>It is with a heavy heart that I must inform you that the yellow and
>black bard cloak was destroyed.    I took it to the dry cleaners to
>have it cleaned and pressed for Eisteddfod.   The dry cleaners ruined
>the cloak.   There are stains all over it.   They claim the black bled
>onto the yellow, however the stains are all over the cloak and I am
>beginning to believe they may have damaged it in some other way.
>The dry cleaner was unable to repair the damage.  I had the cloak
>cleaned last year with no problems.  I am currently looking into legal
>issues to recover damages for the cloak.
>Though I did nothing wrong, I still feel horribly guilty for taking
>the cloak to the cleaners at all as it was perfectly fine and did not
>truly need to be cleaned.   I will be having a new cloak built,
>however it will not be ready in time for Eisteddfod. I will get it to
>the new champion when it is completed.   We still have the original
>I would like your input into the design for the new cloak.   I am
>looking at making the cloak out of a lighter material as the cloak was
>a bit warm especially when standing in court.   The award consitution
>states that the cloak is "A cloak of many colors bearing the badge of
>the Premier Bard of Ansteorra on the back"    Do we wish to have a
>multicolored cloak built or a yellow and black cloak built.  another
>option would be a yellow and black cloak with a multicolored trim
>around the edges.
>Again I am sorry for having failed in my duties to protect the regalia.
>Goldweard of St. Golias
>Premier Bard
>Brett Chandler-Finch
>The physician heals, Nature makes well.
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