May 2016 is the Shire’s twentieth birthday and to observe this occasion, I’ve put together a random selection of photographs spanning from 1997/8 to 2016. Some of the photographs are rather old – the early days of digital photography – so … Continue reading
New and exciting things – well, actually modified things… At the moment the Cook’s Guild meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month, and at the Thing last weekend we decided to make it open to all A&S related things … Continue reading
All the shire’s scrolls have been added on the scrolls page.
Illuminated Lion Sister Mairi Jean Source Der Naturen Bloeme, 1350 , by Jacob van Maerlant Der Naturen Bloeme was a translation of De Natura Rerum (approximately 1240 ) by Thomas of Cantimpre , consisting of several hundred poetic entries on … Continue reading
Guntram von Wolkenstein This project started out simply as a calligraphic exercise; it is much more stimulating to copy an actual document instead of just rows and rows of letters. I used the Caroline Minuscule form as illustrated in David … Continue reading