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Review: An Early Meal - A Viking age Cookbook

Last year I got interested in Viking Re-enactment, where you try and recreate a certain time-period as realistically as possible, trying to live the way the people back then lived. 813 more words


Iceland to build first temple to Norse gods since Viking age

Referencing: The Oracle Report, Thursday, February 5, 2015

A modern version of Norse paganism has been gaining popularity in recent years as followers see the stories as metaphors for life not worship of the gods… 279 more words


Birka reconstruction based on resources by Agnes Geijer

After the Trondheim reconstruction, I was left with some warp that was too long to just discard, but at the same time, I didn’t want to keep doing the Trondheim brocade. 158 more words

Card Weaving

Maen Achwyfan Again

In a previous post I presented the tenth-century free-standing cross-slab situated in its original base of Maen Achwyfan, near Whitford, Flintshire. This is an addendum, giving you some more photographs of this monument in low winter afternoon light. 120 more words

Places And Landscapes

Brompton: Hogbacks and More

Brompton hogbacks 17, 19 and 20

Yesterday I had a fabulous if exhaustingly long day travelling by train from North Wales to Yorkshire. I was travelling to examine and photograph the 14 pieces in the collection of Anglo-Saxon stone sculpture on display inside and outside St Thomas’ church, Brompton, near near¬†Northallerton, North Yorkshire. 809 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

If The Rams would have won even ONLY a mere two (2) of the games it blew this year:

Well, we would be in first place but anyway, they are still somehow in the hunt after blowing game one vs. The Vikings, after blowing the eagles game, and after letting down late in the game in about 4 other games it played this year… 10 more words

Don Lichterman