Who I Am

Welcome to An Itinerant Scribe

If you’ve stumbled upon this corner of the internet, you must be curious about what An Itinerant Scribe has in store for you. Well, let me tell you, it’s a delightful mishmash of interests, activities, and passions I can’t wait to share with you.

Here’s what you can expect from this little creative haven:

  • Journey into History: Join me on exciting adventures as we explore the fascinating realms of history during medieval and Renaissance times. Let’s uncover the stories, traditions, and oddities that make the past so captivating.
  • Capturing Moments: Through the lens of my camera, I’ll take you on visual escapades, capturing the beauty of recreated artifacts, events, and things that make my heart skip a beat. Get ready for a feast for the eyes!
  • Words and Musings: Discover engaging articles and musings that tickle your curiosity and spark lively conversations. From insightful reflections to puzzling observations, we’ll dive into various topics that pique our interest.
  • Wanderlust Wonders: Let’s embark on virtual road trips and travel adventures, exploring historical sites, and enchanting landscapes. Get ready for some trek-inducing escapades!
  • Embracing Whimsy: Every now and then, we’ll dive into the realm of the unexpected and embrace the delightful vagaries life has to offer. After all, a touch of whimsy makes the journey all the more exciting.

Now, you might be wondering who’s behind all this creative chaos. Well, it’s me, your friendly neighborhood historical recreation enthusiast. If you look online, you’ll find me by my SCA name Jehanne Bening who lives in the Kingdom of Calontir. My persona is a 15th-century manuscript illuminator working for Alexander Bening in Bruges.

While my focus may have shifted and I’m not wielding a calligraphy pen or painting illuminations as much these days, my love for research, photography, and writing remains strong. I’m here to share my knowledge, interests, and a touch of frivolity with you.

So, come along and join the fun! Explore the articles, leave your thoughts and comments, and let’s create a community where curiosity thrives, inspiration flourishes, and fun is never in short supply. Together, we’ll embark on a journey of discovery, creativity, and satisfying surprises.

Thank you for finding your way to An Itinerant Scribe. I’m thrilled to have you here, and I can’t wait to embark on this quirky adventure together.