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Happy Publication Day - C.R.May!

As above.

It’s publication day for the latest book from one of my – and (as soon as you’ve read one) soon to be your – most favouritest authors, the indomitable… 173 more words

Historical Fiction

Motherhood as Power: The Importance of Children to Viking Age Queens

by Carrie Gessner

Shadow on the Crown is the first book in Patricia Bracewell’s trilogy about the real-life Emma of Normandy, who was queen of England twice over. 1,189 more words

Cultural History

Kulturhistorisk museum, Oslo

Gazing at bronze, silver and gold that has been dug up and put on display tends to give rise to more questions than answers. I kind of like that. 66 more words


Tid Wicingas

-What is the year?
-It is the Viking Age.
-That explains the Laser Raptora (lightning-bird-reptiles)

Eald Englisc

Sigurd in the Art of the Viking Age by Hilda R. Ellis (1942)

The youthful adventures of Sigurd the Volsung, before his fateful meetings with Brynhild and the sons of Gjuki, have given plenty of opportunities for argument and the weaving of contradictory theories. 708 more words

The Ship in the Mound

Not far from where I live, there was a Viking ship buried in a mound. In 1867, it was excavated and several years later, it ended up in the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo. 234 more words


The Journey Begins

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The events of this past week have been heart wrenching.  The thought of it happening again breaks us to our core.  210 more words