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A Summer of Archaeology in Rousay

Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre Land and Sea: Exploring Island Heritage, Past and Present.

Dan Lee, Dr Ingrid Mainland, Dr Jen Harland and Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute together with a team of local volunteers and school children embarked on a programme of archaeology in Rousay, Orkney over the summer 2017. 640 more words


Iceland - Est. 874

From the time Viking settlers first arrived in 874 to today, there’s no place on earth like Iceland. Land of ice and fire, home to huldufollk and puffins, Iceland truly is unique. 288 more words



Tova is a Hebrew female name meaning “good”, though it’s also a Swedish variant of Tove, a modern form of Old Norse Tófa which is a short form of Old Norse  55 more words


Gudvangen Viking Market "2017" (part two)


The hair is an offering from me to my dearest sister in spirit’s viking bling. She is the only one I will ever grant that kind of… 104 more words


More Stuff for Sale (books, decks, jewelry)

I’ve integrated the goodies left over from my previous books and jewelry sale into this new list. These are all personal possessions I no longer use (jewelry I don’t wear, decks I can’t connect with, books I am either done with or that aren’t to my taste) and I am trying to find new homes for them to make room for new things in my life! 546 more words

THE HALF-DROWNED KING by Linnea Hartsuyker

Reviewed over at Tor.com:

The Half-Drowned King is historical fiction, set in Norway during the early years—and early campaigns—of Harald Fair-hair, whom later history remembers as the first king of Norway.

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