The husband joined the SCA primarily as an excuse to spend time with me. He has been an indifferent Anglo-Saxon, mainly because he wanted to wear pants.
At Pennsic in 2013, he surprised me by seeing a pattern for a 16th-century Polish coat (zupan) and loudly announcing, “I’d wear that!” Happy that he took an active liking to something, I agreed to make one for him. Continue reading ❧
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Commendations and greetings from Cellach, king by right of arms of the Middle Kingdom, and Vukasin, our Queen of love and beauty.
This year (2013) was my first time teaching European dance at Pennsic. I’ve been teaching for several years in a variety of venues (local events, near-local events, and even the Known World Dance & Music Symposium in 2012) but this felt like the biggest and, in a way, the most prestigious. Continue reading ❧
A Playford Scramble: Three Dances to Move You – Taught July 30, 2013 at the Pennsic War
Be prepared to ask “Who’s my partner, and where are we going?” in this exploration of direction-changing, partner-changing, and progression dances. Some familiarity with basic English Country dance is helpful but not necessary. Continue reading ❧