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Cross-Post: Sword and Shield Workshops 2018

Roland Warzecha will be teaching workshops on the Viking shield, high medieval shields, and the buckler at the Geschichtspark Bärnau-Tachow on the Czech border. The Geschichtspark is a unique location, with replicas of an 8th century Slavic settlement, a 10th century motte and church, and a 13th century village embedded in farmland on the edge of a small Bavarian town. 50 more words


Viking Boob Bling is everything

I am all about the Viking Boob Bling, so I made it a ‘hashtag thing’.
The more rows, the merrier. 
Would love to add more rows for that Pagan Peacocking Extraness. 267 more words


Understanding Odin

When I was a younger man, I had a hard time relating to Odin. The Allfather, the king of the Aesir, seemed somewhat gloomy. He was to me a symbol of the death that awaits all men. 899 more words


2017 - The Best Year Ever (So Far)

2017 was a good year for me. My novel “Jomsviking” became a bestseller, and it still is. It has so far been sold to seven countries and I will soon start editing the next book in the Jomsviking series. 137 more words


Ribe in December

In this Christmas edition of the LVA blog: a Danish December, artefacts around Ribe, and lots of GOLD!

This time last year I travelled to Ribe in South West Jutland on LVA research. 2,179 more words


A viking age cap (Historical Sew Monthly April 2017)

I have started my improvements on my kit, getting off with a Dublin cap because: a) The season starts for me the first weekend of May with a Viking market located just a few train-stops outside of Gothenburg, b) my weight is not back to normal yet and new items therefore have to be one size fits all and c) it fitted in really well with the previous month’s Historical Sew Monthly which was… 1,117 more words


Bolton le Sands - the Stones Re-displayed!

When I visited in the summer, I quickly became a fan of the small but distinctive collection of early and later medieval funerary monuments at… 540 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory