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Viking Death on the Move

Over nine years ago, in the summer of 2005, I co-directed excavations with Swedish archaeologist and blog guru Dr Martin Rundkvist at Skamby, Kuddby, Östergötland. We spent 8 weeks surveying and carefully excavating one of ten the oval stone-settings surrounding a boat-shaped depression on a ridge at the far east of the province, not far from inlets from the Baltic Sea. 445 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

My Mjölnir pendant

Photos of my Mjölnir pendant. It is reconstruction based on find from Kabara (Skåne). Mjölnir from Kabara was made by Pilarart.pl,
chain was made by Einarr from Drużyna Grodu Horodna and dragon heads were made by… 11 more words

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A very Viking Christmas

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20 December 2014 Last updated at 00:39 Academics at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) have been examining some of the Nordic influences to the festive season in UK. 787 more words


Tablet Weaving

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know that my boyfriend and I are avid historical reenactors, especially of the 8th century Viking kind. 155 more words


Indie Review: Firebird Bath And Body

So the other day, as I was deep in my thoughts as I oftentimes get, I had this amazing idea that there needs to exist a special kind of perfume company. 297 more words

Indie Review

Love of Seaxes

Working as an apprentice swordsmith, I have handled hundreds of swords, but there is one style of blade that has always delighted me: The Anglo-Saxon Seax. 227 more words