Saving my old soul



So…the Barony of Caer Galen elects a new Pope at their Midwinter event. Their current Pope is Mistress Anne Bigod. (A very fitting name for a Pope, no?)

Well, this past weekend, she was selling indulgences…to cleanse our souls of all of our sins. (And what a wonderful example of scribal artistry!)

My Persian persona is a heathen in the eyes of the medieval Catholic church…so his soul was beyond redemption. However, about 6-7 years ago…I had an Italian persona. Since that persona is now in my past, it only seemed fitting to cleanse his soul….


Adoration of the Magi



The art game is running amok on Facebook again, and I was assigned Sandro Botticelli.

I am minded to share the first painting I ever saw when doing research into my very first SCA persona. This would be it. And to this day, this remains one of my favorite Botticelli works. I think it might have something to do with that he painted himself into the seen and is watching you when you view the painting….