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Re: Shires in NC
On Fri, 11 Apr 1997, Sherry Hintze <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Poster: Sherry Hintze <email@example.com>
>Lord Jonathon Blackbow writes, in part:
>> That's why I know Sacred Stone,
>> Nottinghill Coill, Black Diamond, Caer Mear, Windmaster's Hill, and
>> Hidden Mountain, and I don't really think about Crannog Mor, Seareach,
>> and Hindscroft. They're just not VISIBLE.
>>And before the Hindscroft and Crannog Mor and Seareach people get on
>> my case for calling them less visible, remember; I spent four years in
>> Crannog Mor and I saw it all happen. This isn't just coming from me;
>> this is coming from listening to the Crannog Mor populace and seeing
>> what happened to Hindscroft after they broke away from Sacred Stone.
>> (And not even knowing about Wilmington in the first place!)
>Um, do names like Cathanar and Raven's Cove ring a bell? At all? Talk
>about out of sight, out of mind!!!
See what I mean? I've HEARD of Raven's Cove. Almost went to the event Katriona
described. Didn't quite make it for some reason.
I've only recently heard of Cathanar in such a way as to remember anything
significant about it.
>More food for thought.....
>Lady Katriona of NorthWoods
>Seneschal, the THRIVING Shire of Cathanar (30 strong and growing....)
>Just read your post about turnips - it really IS that kind of vicious cycle:
>no one knows us; no one comes to our events; no one gets to know us. We've
>got to get out more!
Katriona mentioned that there were more shires than baronies now; I don't doubt
it! But you can tell how much impact they've had...
I remember when Crannog Mor was the ONLY shire in Atlantia and everybody thought
they were NUTS for staying a shire...
Ld. Jonathan Blackbow
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