Norse and Viking Ramblings
A gentle wander through the Viking world
Saturday, 12 May 2018
How(e) I Love Hoxa
Time flies, and it's been all of three years since I was last in Orkney, so I was very happy to have the opportunity to go again las...
Monday, 2 April 2018
Writing the Ice-Bear III
Photo by Brocken Inaglory Wikimedia Commons Just a little footnote to previous posts on this topic... Here in Britain we have suffer...
Sunday, 15 October 2017
Heimdall and his nine mothers by W. G. Collingwood 1908 My North American correspondent has alerted me to a news item in which some ...
Monday, 18 September 2017
Some Further Discussion of the Article on Bj 581
Since writing my previous blog post , I have been prevented, for a variety of personal reasons, from engaging in any way with the discussion...
Saturday, 9 September 2017
Let's Debate Female Viking Warriors Yet Again
The Viking Twittersphere is currently alive with tweets about a new article with the arresting title of 'A female Viking warrior confi...
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Writing the Ice-Bear II
Polar bear in the Svalbard Museum, Longyearbyen I promised to return to the topic of polar bears and my memory was jogged by the news,...
Sunday, 19 February 2017
One Day Without Vikings?
I am a serial migrant. Twice in my life I have made the move to a new country (not including shorter stays of a few years in yet other cou...
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