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Been busy ...

So, here’s an update on what’s been going on, and why I haven’t been blogging more frequently. I am currently in the last phase of editing my upcoming novel. 91 more words

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The powder pink kirtle

Last summer I went down into town during our local week of culture to find one of our smallest, and most central parks – located behind the city museum and in front of the oldest house in town – had been transformed into a soldiers encampment. 446 more words

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The Viking Age began today....

Today, 8th June, 1225 years ago the Viking Age began when Vikings destroyed the abbey on Lindisfarne, off the north east of coatst of Northumberland, England.; giving rise to the traditional (but unattested) prayer—A furore Normannorum libera nos, Domine, “Free us from the fury of the Northmen, Lord… 974 more words

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My version:
Paperback
Historical Fiction Vikings
Publisher:
Self published
First published: 2018
Supplied by author

What you need to know:

Under the iron rule of Harald Fairhair, Norway has been a land at peace for half a century. 953 more words

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My new shoes!

My new shoes which I ordered to be made by one of the merchants at Ale Viking Market 2018 has arrived! Actually they arrived to my local post office yesterday, but the time had gotten to late when I got home so I had to wait to get them out until today, but here they are: 124 more words

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Geek pride 2018

There are a lot of occasions to dress up. 25/5 is celebrated as geek pride and our local Science Fiction bookstore is hosting a parade each year (26/5 this year to keep it on the weekend) and of course I was there, I put on my Viking clothing, blinged it up with a couple of broaches to represent Mithlond, our Tolkien society. 92 more words

Viking Age