Greetings traveler! Welcome to Sherwood Hill Manor, home of Gwen Hir and Paul fitz Denis. We’re two geeks who do a variety of different things as part of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). We’ve shared some of those experiences here.


Recent Posts

Fashionable Roman Hairstyles

I am impressed by the grand hairstyles depicted in ancient Roman sculpture. Since I know very little about modern or historical hair styling techniques, I have only ever attempted simple braided up-dos .  It was

Crown, Coronation, Crown

Rain brings life to seeds, letting them grow to their full potential. Thus, it seems fitting that Caid’s Crown Tournament and Coronation on Saturday were held under intermittent rain showers. That rain woke the seeds

A Plain White Belt

Yesterday at Estrella War, a lady who inspires me was elevated to the Order of Chivalry. I wanted to give her something appropriate to her new status, so I decided to weave her a belt.