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A Tribute to Fort Henry Days 2020

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Greetings!As you know, this year has not been a good year for events, music, reenactment, or otherwise. Performing live has been something that I dearly missed and I've come to realize how much I really have taken being able to do so for granted. So you can imagine my sheer and utter joy when I heard that Fort Henry Days was actually taking place during Labor Day Weekend.Wayward Companions was invited to perform (we've performed there every year since 2017) and even if we weren't, I was still planning to head down and get interviews and film a little documentary for this webzine and show. But then it happened. About a week before Fort Henry Days was supposed to take place, it was announced that the event was cancelled this year after all.So like I did with events like Fort Frederick and Fort Niagara, I am posting photo and video highlights from years past.And hopefully, next year, we will be able to bring you all new footage from these events. :) 



















Inside the Labyrinth, Epi…

Unboxing The Tudor Library (Mythologie Candles) - Historical Fantasy Theme

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Hey!  This is a sort of last minute Facebook livestream, but I wanted to unbox my newest order from Mythologie Candle Company with you. :)
I really enjoyed my first purchase from them of the Lord of the Rings inspired candle line, and now I'm unboxing the Tudor House Library Candle.
I'm really excited about this one, because much of the new music that I'm writing is inspired by the Tudor Dynasty (Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I, etc).  My first Mythologie Candles unboxing link (of the Lord of the Rings collection): https://youtu.be/U59HPKsaqFQ You can also check out Mythologie Candles at:
http://mythologiecandles.com http://facebook.com/mythologiecandleco
http://instagram.com/mythologiecandles If you want an even more in depth involvement in this journey (which also includes my music in the Dark Celtic Rock realm, along with my stories), consider joining my Legion at my Patreon:
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New Interview, Fiction Writing with Tiffany Apan

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I am excited about a new interview, conducted by the lovely Anjali Soi. Below is a preview of the interview, along with a link to the full interview.



Check out the full interview here!

Also, check out Anjali's Patreon, where she also posts interviews with a variety of artists:

Astrology with Anjali


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Facebook Livestream: New Music Update and Other Stuff!

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In this livestream, I talk a little more about the new music I'm creating, what the new music is inspired by, and how I'm staying focused during crazy times. :)

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Adventures at Old Fort Niagara

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Greetings fellow time traveler,

Each year on the fourth day in July, I have made it a tradition of making the pilgrimage to Old Fort Niagara. This year, I was very much anticipating fighting the English alongside my French comrades of LeBoeuf and Dumas. But alas, due to a plague that has been sweeping the land, that was not meant to be this year. No matter, though. I will have plenty more opportunity to face off with the enemy and overthrow them.

Until then, I give you some adventures from years past at the fort.

I remain, Monsieur/Madame, your most humble and obedient servant.







A Week of My Summer Travels: Old Fort Niagara
Old Fort Niagara French and Indian War Encampment, Part 1
Old Fort Niagara French and Indian War Encampment, Part 1















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Friday Night Facebook Livestream: Becoming a Fort Niagara Ghost

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Greetings as we kick off the virtual version of Fort Niagara weekend! Under regular circumstances, I would be venturing up there this weekend to play and educate the public on mid 18th century life during the Seven Years War with my French unit. But alas, that cannot be this year. But that doesn't mean that we can't still celebrate that always fun and memorable weekend.
For the third episode of my new series, Dark Side of the Labyrinth, I will be telling of some of the ghost legends that surround Old Fort Niagara and tonight, I was experimenting with a rather ghostly makeup look...

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Tiffany's Living Room Sessions featuring Chuck Owston

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I was very happy to have Chuck Owston back for a living room session! This particular session was also a Facebook livestream (this is the condensed, edited version!). We did two songs in two different locations. The first one is "Rain and Snow" (the Pentagle version chosen by Chuck) and the second is a personal favorite of mine, "We Will Go Home Across the Mountains (Song of Exile)" from the 2004 King Arthur movie. If you enjoy Celtic music, this might be for you! Hope you enjoy it! :)
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Inside the Labyrinth TV, Ep 27: Making the Cherry Bounce Drink

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Episode 27 of Inside the Labyrinth TV. In this episode, we learn a little of how to make a Cherry Bounce, a popular beverage of the 18th century.
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stories), consider joining my Legion at my Patreon:
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First (Facebook) Livestream of the Weekend!

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This weekend will have a couple of livestreams as there will be a few
different events taking place on my end of things! This is the first
livestream that I did from the John Neville House as I set up for the
Cherry Bounce Making class tomorrow!
Tomorrow, I will bring you
livestream number 2 from the Cherry Bounce class, and then on Sunday we
have the living room music session with my friend, Chuck Owston. Really
looking forward to the weekend!

I was pretty tired during this livestream, so bear with me if I seem a little all over the place. :)

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also includes my music in the Dark Celtic Rock realm, along with my
stories), consider joining my Legion at my Patreon:
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where for five days I'll send you a new song or story, and a personal
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Tiffany's Friday Night Livestream: Getting Back to Routine and Creativity

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Greetings! In this Friday Night Livestream I discuss how I'm getting back into post quarantine life while also keeping up with music making, story writing, and other creative projects!

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UNBOXING: Mythologie Candles (Lord of the Rings Inspired!)

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So for my third livestream on Facebook this weekend (you guys are
getting a lot of me this weekend!), I am unboxing my first order from
the candle company, Mythologie Candles. For my first order, I ended up
getting some candles from their Lord of the Rings Inspired (or Classic
Stories) collection.
Here, you get my honest reaction to the candles as I unbox em in front of you! :)
Check out mythologie candles:
https://mythologiecandles.com/
https://www.facebook.com/mythologiecandleco
https://www.instagram.com/mythologiecandleco
https://www.youtube.com/…/UCZPi-f6Z4Z-t…


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*******


Thanks for watching! Go on a musical adventure with me through time
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FIVE DAY JOURNEY THROUGH TIME:
h…

GRWM: Becoming Snow White...

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Last night, I filmed my second episode of The Dark Side of the Labyrinth and as a bonus, I did this GRWM via Facebook Livestream. :) The Dark Side of the Labyrinth is a spin off of my blog and podcast, Inside the Labyrinth and covers the more mystical and haunted side of history. Episode 1 ("Jennie Wade of Gettysburg)" was total audience participation in which everything from the 1840s dress I wore to the subject matter to the backdrop was voted on by YOU! :) In episode 2, I discuss fairytales and their less than sunny origins! As I turn myself into a version of Snow White for the episode, I discuss some of the product I am using, along with more details on what's to come for the Dark Side of the Labyrinth series!
The Dark Side of the Labyrinth first airs on my Patreon. Then a week later, the episodes are available everywhere else (this episode will be available to the general public on Saturday, June 20). Makeup used in this episode include Elf Cosmetics Soap and Glory Besame C…

Tiffany's Friday Night Livestream: 2 History Myths, Inside the Podcast, ...

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Thank you for having (and spilling!) tea with me this eve! In tonight's livestream, we had a lot of fun on this one as I discussed two history myths, some topics I will be covering in my forthcoming podcast, and a little music update! Livestreams take place on the Facebook page on Fridays at 7:30PM EST :)
Links mentioned in tonight's livestream:
April C. Thomas, Fashions Revisited (for the Keep Calm and Wear Your Stays shirt...yes, I'm a little obsessed with this shirt!): https://www.etsy.com/shop/FashionsrevisitedUS
Silk and Sass 1776 Vlog discusses Cartomancy: https://silkandsass1776.wordpress.com/2017/09/27/mediums-and-cartomancers-in-the-18th-century/
https://silkandsass1776.wordpress.com/2017/10/31/becoming-marie-anne-adelaide-lenormand/
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Truly Learning from History, Part 2

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As a continuation for this evening's Facebook livestream, I am bringing you a few interviews with some awesome African American living historians and reenactors.

And then finally, there are recorded interviews with ex-slaves that were recorded in the earlier part of the 20th century for the Library of Congress.

Please listen to what they all have to say because as I said in my livestream, the only true way to learn from history is to look beneath the surface and really hear what the voices from the past are saying. And never stop seeking out answers.

LIVING HISTORY AND REENACTORS






INTERVIEWS WITH EX-SLAVES

FOUNTAIN HUGHES

AUNT HARRIET SMITH


CHARLIE SMITH

Tiffany's Friday Night Livestream: Truly Learning from History

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Tonight's Facebook livestream was a change from what I originally planned and a pretty heavy topic, but I thank everyone that tuned in and commented with their thoughts. The book discussed in this livestream was Webb Garrison's "Amazing Women of the Civil War" and I also talked about how to truly learn from the past, how to learn from human history - the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Coming a little later tonight: a special blogpost dedicated to African American living historians and reenactors, and links to interviews with ex-slaves pre-Civil War.
Please, stay safe, stay well, and never stop seeking answers.



Thank you for tuning in! :)
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Tiffany's Friday Night Livestream: A Deeper Dive into Living History

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For this week's livestream, I did a little deeper dive into my experiences in living history and why history is such a great part of not only my life, but my art. In this livestream, I also give some shout outs to the following awesome people: Keving Henry (@kevin.henry.author on Instagram) Eliza Vincz-Lichak: http://silkandsass1776.wordpress.com Silk & Sass Romantically Bent (Christine Scanlon) - Romantically Bent Amanda Lipp - Common Grounds Pottery Contact Amanda for more info on her work: common.ground@frontier.com
Next week, I will be spilling some tea on some history myths (perhaps we can actually have a proprer virtual tea...I will see about that happening) and give you some music updates. :)
Thank you for tuning in! :)
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