Re: [SCA Newcomers] Are we still newcomers?
- On 7/9/07, Julian <smnco37@...> wrote:
> Messire Matthew Baker, & Madame Alys Vitel de Ploubazlanec' enWelcome to the list! You don't have to be an absolute newcomer to join
> The Gentles of the List,
> Greetings from the Anglo-Norman Isles,
> the Southernmost Outer Marches of Insulæ Draconis, Kingdom of
> We have now been members of the SCA for about 2.5 years, [though we
> were established late-15th C re-enactors before we joined]; - and if
> this humble veteran soldier had known this List existed back then, we
> would have subscribed as soon as we took out our International
> There are now 7 SCA Members in the Isle of Jersey, [including a
> family with 3 children] - and we intend to try and recruit more
> people; and form our own local group a.s.a.p. - because the ferry
> costs between the Isles and the UK mainland are SOOOO high that none
> of us can afford to travel to events in Insulæ Draconis more than
> about 4/5 times annually.
> This latter is a sadness to us, because our 3 nearest Shires seem to
> be having about four meetings a month between them - and if it was
> just a case of loading-up a vehicle, and driving to the events - we'd
> probably be attending at least 2 events a month.
> So, from the point of view of having met a large number of the
> Populace of Drachenwald, - I suspect we are still more-or-less still
> equivavlent to "SCA newbies".
> In Service to the Light and the Dream,
> Matthew Baker
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