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Murder most Dark Age

This week is the birthday of the most famous crime writer in the world – Agatha Christie. Like many millions of others, I have loved her books and tried, usually in vain, to solve the crimes before Hercule Poirot! 632 more words

History

Harold Godwinson's women

In 1064, so yes slightly before the start date of my self imposed chronological constraint, Earl Harold Godwinson ended up on the wrong side of the Channel.   973 more words

Eleventh Century

Stalking Olaf

In 2011 I went to Norway, specifically to a town on the west coast called Trondheim, Norway’s third “most populous municipality”. I know there are technical differences but for simplicity, let’s call it Norway’s third biggest city. 561 more words

The Travel Blog