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An Author's Journey: Worlds of Medieval Literature (2) Chansons de Geste, Pt 2

An Author’s Journey: Worlds of Medieval Literature (2) Chansons de Geste, Pt 2

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Still on vacation in the Pacific Northwest, & sitting at the beach with Sophia & watching kids splashing in the icy cold waters of the northern part of the Puget Sound.   934 more words

A.J.'s Blog

Nålbinding: How the Vikings Made Their Socks

The stitch Renata Fossett is teaching a group of us on this Saturday morning isn’t abbreviated with a “k” or a “p” or a “yo.” It’s written like this: UOO/UUOO F1. 921 more words

Kubb, the supposedly-ancient Swedish lawn game

Kubb is a lawn game, featuring several “kubbar” (“kubbs”, wood blocks) stood on end and a single “kung” (king) in the center of the field, as players take turns tossing batons in attempt to topple first all the kubbs and then the king. 358 more words

Recreating a Viking Age teething toy (wooden horse)

I came up with this project for the Dragonsspine Arts & Sciences championship a couple years ago, inspired by similar wooden horses I had seen in… 802 more words

Launch party

The Viking vessel built by the association Fornföreningen Fibula is now proven to be floating :) and the launching event was a major success! Well, except the weather, maybe, because despite the sunshine, there were quite so heavy northerly winds blowing all day long. 401 more words

Åland

Four Days in a Fairytale

Reality is a concept that I, in moments, have very little love for. Sometimes it’s seems like all life is made up of is an endless stream of problems and concerns. 854 more words

Cosplay

First presentations about my project

  1. If you happen to be on the Åland Islands tomorrow, Saturday 14th of June, you should absolutely come to Kvarnbo, to the Viking village, at 12 o’clock noon…
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