Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Friend O’Mine by Wilfrid Sanderson and Frederic E. Weatherly

| May 18, 2011

Friend O‘Mine   Frederic E. Weatherly wrote this poem in 1912 for the tenor Michael Maybrick, but apparently Michael never received the poem and died shortly afterward. So Frederic then asked Wilfrid Sanderson to compose music to fit the verse and they dedicated the song to the memory of Michael Maybrick. It became a smash […]

Medieval Lesson 106 – Regarder – for Thy Knights of the Pain Table

| February 25, 2011

untitled document Regarder – Medieval Lesson 106 Wilcume back dear students of the University of Camelot (U of C). School is back in session for thee. On this day we shall begin with a short lesson about the word "Regarder". A Regarder was a knight who was responsible for checking local woods and forest areas […]

May It Be an Evening Star that Shines – Princess Alyssa of Camelot

| April 29, 2010

Princess Alyssa of Camelot A gentle rain from heaven doth fall upon Camelot. A stillness coats the Castle deep. Bells toll too soon for a friend in Camelot. Once upon a time, a Princess didst ride through Camelot’s gate to heare the musik faire. Her wisdom and compassion blessed Camelot for two years. Now bluebirds […]

The Voice of Camelot Shall Ride Once More

| April 19, 2010

Lady Sharon Speaketh Verily, here must the spirit rise to grace, or else neither the body nor it, shall there rise to glory. ~ Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) In the halls of marble, I doth stand to greet thee, dear Knights & all in Camelot.   Sweet friends, I prithee take thy seat of velvet and […]

Suffering and Forgiveness – A Powerful Message on Good Friday

| April 2, 2010

One day a while back, a man, his heart heavy with grief, was walking in the woods. As he thought about his life this day, he knew many things were not right. He thought about those who had lied about him back when he had a job. His thoughts turned to those who had stolen […]

The Ancient Celts Lead Our Spirits to the Land of St. Patrick

| March 17, 2010

Ancient Celts and St. Patrick The 17th day of March is upon us, so let us traverse back in time to the land where St. Patrick walked and the place where the Celts explored the magical realm,  which they called  “The Otherworld”. In Ireland,  the Celts believed that alongside the ordinary world there was a […]

An Evening Walk Through Vancouver at the 2010 Winter Olympics

| February 23, 2010

Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics February 12-28, 2010 If thou hast a herte that aches or a spirit lost,  or a body broken or a dream that was burnt,  come forth on a ride with King Arthur.      It is when your head is at thy lowest,  thou must find a place of newness to […]