Knights of the Pain Table

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A New Year is Upon Us – Auld Lang Syne – Andre Rieu doth Play

| December 31, 2007

Happy New Year Though it be sung of old and young,  the song “Auld Lang Syne”  doth send us comfort as we dance into the year that awaits.  In trust, we  walketh towards the drawbridge of the New Year.  Thy cloak hath been always true to the wear, but now you must cast this cloak […]

The Little Match-Seller by Hans Christian Andersen – A New Year’s Eve Story

| December 31, 2007

The Little Match-Seller By Hans Christian Andersen IT was terribly cold and nearly dark on the last evening of the old year,  and the snow was falling fast.   In the cold and the darkness, a poor little girl, with bare head and naked feet, roamed through the streets.    It is true she had on a […]

Boney M. Enchants by the Rivers of Babylon and Mary’s Boy Child – “Oh My Lord”

| December 30, 2007

Boney  M A gust of joyful celebration hath swept into the Kingdom of Camelot.     Boney M,  minstrels of rapture doth daunce on melancholy and impart their gladness in notes of sweete.     Boney M. shall singeth “Rivers of Babylon”.    Let us drink, and be merry, dance, joke and rejoice whilst our jubilance findeth our voice.   […]

Medieval Life 105 Christmas Celebrations in the Middle Ages

| December 30, 2007

Christmas in Medieval Times Winter was the season from Michaelmas (Sept 29th) to Christmas when wheat and rye were sown.   The dreary fortnight from Christmas Eve to Epiphany or Twelfth Day (January 6th) when the fields were bound with frost was the longest holiday of the year.    Christmas Day was primarily a ‘Holy’ Day […]

Merry Christmas Mr. Bean – British Comedy to Bringeth some Mirth

| December 29, 2007

 Mr.    Bean   Once upon a time there lived a Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson), who never really grew up.  He found it hard to figure out the world as he saw it a little differently.  He lived by himself in a small flat in North London.  Teddy was Mr. Bean’s teddy bear and best friend.  […]

A “Songbird” Eva Cassidy doth Sing from “Fields of Gold” in thy Kingdom

| December 27, 2007

Eva Cassidy As the sun did set,   a cloud of languor lay over the Kingdom of Camelot.     In fere, they had celebrated, but they were now weak in body from wearing the heavy armour that was their fate. Far in the distance the Knights and the Familia Regis  heard a voice that seemed to float on […]

The Stranger Child – a Cyrstemesse Story – A Christmas Tree doth Come

| December 27, 2007

The Stranger  Child By Count Franz Pocci There once lived a laborer who earned his daily bread by cutting wood.   His wife and two children, a boy and girl,  helped him with his work. The boy’s name was Valentine, and the girl’s, Marie.   They were obedient and pious and the joy and comfort of their […]