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Review: Avelynn by Marissa Campbell

Avelynn is a novel by Marissa Campbell about a young woman named – surprise! – Avelynn. She is the daughter of a Saxon lord and as seems to be required in historical novels, she is headstrong, feisty, and a woman ahead of her time. 561 more words

Book Review

The Last Viking (Part One)

This is my report from the Come to a King Megagame that took place on Saturday, 14th November 2015. You may have read reports of mine from previous games – 1,125 more words


The Last Kingdom

Yeah I know so it’s a day late… (as I previously mentioned there were alot of shows this year and I have been working feverishly on the reviews I still have to finish the one for Heroes~! 608 more words


"The Last Kingdom" BBC America

I am an absolute sucker for any BBC historical production, the writing, acting, accents, as well as the  English landscapes.  When I was at church, David found this new one  I saw only a part of the first episode, but enough to hook me and him alike. 113 more words

What's in a Name?

One of the pleasures of living in England is the way you can read the history of a landscape through its place names, most of which go back an awful long way. 528 more words


God-Man, Hero, Saint...

…“But the Angles were a British tribe, right? And the Saxons were German?”

We are back in Wen’s study after the half triumph of the first of our Glastonbury talks, which aside from a few timing problems, went as well as could have been expected in view of the weather and the somewhat intricate complications of the run up. 386 more words

Stuart France And Sue Vincent

The Coming! Guest Post by Alan R Lancaster

I wrote a piece a couple of weeks back regarding the novels of  Bernard Cornwell’s: ‘The Last Kingdom’ and the TV series of the same name which has just come out on the BBC.   1,799 more words

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