Monthly Archives: January 2016

Women Conquistadors – Isabel de Guevara

I started down this research rabbit hole while looking for descriptions of proper ladies in 16th century Spain. While I didn’t find much along those lines (which I think proves the adage that well-behaved women rarely make history) I did … Continue reading

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Fortune Teller’s Volvelle

Remember these things? I used to make these all the time. They are silly fun. They covert words into numbers and numbers into a choice, and then you open it to reveal a pre-written fortune to the person who chose … Continue reading

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SCA Plans and Useful Pictures – Year for Astronomy

So mostly this is an update, and a looking forward to 2016 post. Here are a few images of the mariner’s astrolabe in process. This is going to be my ‘practice and test’ astrolabe. I will see how happy I … Continue reading

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