Welcome (to our) Home!

When Phelippe and I return from Pennsic, we always feel like we are running a bit. Immediately following Pennsic, Settmour Swamp hosts its largest Demo of the year. Being the Chatelaine, I am heavily involved in that process. We had an amazing demo this year! However, it feel like the moment we get things from…

Looking Dagged Good

Yesterday, Phelippe and I attended one of our favorite events– Brennan and Caoilfhionn’s Ducal Challenge in the Barony of Settmour Swamp. It was a perfect day filled with friendship, food, and fighting. It began as Phelippe aided in set-up and I organized Chatelaine materials prepping for the event. It finished with a wonderful court that…

Busy Season in the Swamp

It’s here… the baronial busy season in Settmour Swamp. Last week we played host to Mudthaw, today we hosted a demo, in a few weeks we will have our tavern event– Black Gryphon Inn, followed quickly by our weekend camping event– Quest, and then Pennsic… and then Ducal Challenge… and then we wake up in…

Capital Improvements to the Encampment

Scroll to the bottom for photos! I wanted to take a moment and share some of the wonderful antiques that I have been fortunate enough to come upon lately and share these beautiful pieces that will be making their way into our encampment at Pennsic this year. I will also share a few photos of last years encampment for reference….

A Market Day at Birka

Today is Sunday; one week ago today Emeline and I made our way back from Birka. We had such a great time seeing everyone, and of course, who doesn’t love all the shopping? I also fought in the bear pit fencing tournament this year and was pleased with my 16th place result. Sticking it out…

A Note of Introduction

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our blog. This blog focuses on our adventures as members of the Society for Creative Anachronisms. Though we play 14th Century French personas (Emeline la Chauciere and Phelippe le Vigneron) our interests are many and varied and may include: calligraphy, illumination, embroidery, carpentry, fencing, brewing,…