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Sunny Ayrshire

Had a lovely three days away in Ayrshire visiting family and you forget how nice parts of Scotland really are.  Largs in the sunshine is superb and the lovely ice cream in Nardinis and the huge Viking statue just add to the place.   31 more words

Life In General

Clothes, and boxes, and cups... oh my!

We have been busy over the last couple of weeks with some crafts projects and I’d thought I’d share a few of them with you all. 1,099 more words


Viking Doodle

Just a quick doodle of my viking character – done in under 10 minutes



The only Nordic writing worth reading: Hávamál.



Bitter cold, with dark winters long,
Such is my homeland,
A place for storytelling and song,
Well suited.
Of Serpent, troll, and dragon,
I’ll speak if you fill my flagon, 88 more words

Thought Rants And More

Viking runestones

Rare Runic Stone Discovery

A newly uncovered runic stone-carving was brought to light by Jane Harrison (Senior Associate Tutor working in our Archaeology programmes) working as part of a project team for the intriguing ‘

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Is Joshua Ferris's book the Catch-22 of Dentistry?

I am not sure whether I would have read To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris if it hadn’t made it to the long list of this year’s Man Booker prize. 563 more words