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Sheep and Goats in Norse Myth and Life

Sheep and goats were both common food animals during the Iron Age, although oddly enough there are no images of sheep from the pre-Christian period. There aren’t a lot of goats, either, but there are a few among the rock carvings on the west coast of Sweden and the east central part. 1,180 more words


'Master Whittingham Wood of Canterburie, Gentleman'

I’m continuing my exploration of the network of relatives and friends mentioned in the will of Elizabeth Greene, a Puritan widow of Stepney who died in 1655. 2,209 more words


Is Santa Claus real? Yes and No


Is Santa Claus real?


Yes, historic Santa Claus, i.e. St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra, Turkey, is real figure. He lived in 4 AD century. 50 more words

St. Claus/ St. Nicholas/ Sinterklaas

Louth CMS to host celebration of Christian Wolff

The Louth Contemporary Music Society will host ‘Christian Wolff: A Celebration featuring Christian Wolff, Robyn Schulkowsky and Rohan de Saram’ in St Nicholas’ Church of Ireland Dundalk on Saturday May 30th. 141 more words


In Intricate Detail

I am often amazed at the level of intricate detail achieved in bronze.  This is detail from the statue of Nicholas I in St. Isaac’s Square in St. 13 more words