Aberffraw biscuits

The oldest variety of biscuit in Britain appears in the historical  record just after the game start date. The Aberffraw biscuit comes from Anglesey, that hothouse of Druidic magic, so what uses can it be put to in Ars Magica campaigns. This biscuit was developed near the town which bears its name. In 1220, Aberffraw was the capital of one of the Welsh kingdoms. It is said that the queen was walking on the shore and found a scallop shell.  The king ordered biscuits to be made that had the shape of…

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Dunsany: The Quest of the Queen’s Tears

Let us continue the  conceit that the works of Lord Dunsany are the reminiscences of a retired redcap. This time, we have a queen, a quest for her hand, a hero, his servant, and a monster.   What could better suit our purpose? My comments are in blue. Apologies for formatting errors: I need to change my work processes to stop this happening again. *** Sylvia, Queen of the Woods, in her woodland palace, held court, and made a mockery of her suitors. She would sing to them, she said, she would give them banquets,…

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