Tag Archives: Vikings
BOOK TIE-IN HISTORY SHARE: VIKING ART
The Art Of The Vikings (BBC Secret Knowledge Documentary) Generations Five: Viking Era England was one of Generation One’s Time trips.
BLATANT SELF PROMOTION: THE TIME ROSE PREQUEL HAS LAUNCHED!
The prequel to my Time Rose series was released on August 1st. Generations Five For centuries, the Time Rose medallion has taken the children of a history-loving family into the past to restore the life paths of children whose own histories have been altered. When all such paths have been set to rights, a final […]
TRIVIA TRAIL: VIKING UNDERWEAR
Question: Did Vikings wear underwear? Answer: Apparently, yes. Linen ones. https://thornews.com/2017/10/23/research-wealthy-vikings-did-wear-blue-linen-underwear/
HISTORY TIDBIT: VIKING SAGAS (WITH HISTORY CARTOON)
* Authorized Reproduction, Rex May: http://baloocartoons.com/ VIKING SAGAS J.R.R. Tolkien is said to have drawn some of his inspiration for his Lord of The Rings trilogy, from Viking sagas. The word saga means ‘what is told’, and sagas were essentially long adventure stories told in poem and prose. First written down between the twelfth and […]
MAKING A GAME OF HISTORY: CONSTRUCTIVE HISTORY
Yesterday’s post was about the failure of the Scott Expedition, which came about through a combination of bad judgement and bad luck. Failure isn’t always caused by those factors, though. Sometimes it’s just due to an unwillingness to persevere and/or adapt. Take the Vikings who went to Greenland. Their homeland had a harsh climate, but […]
GUEST AUTHOR: RUMINATING ABOUT RUNES WITH MARVA DASEF
Marva Dasef is a writer living in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, a fat white cat, and a saucy black cat. Retired from thirty-five years in the software industry, she has now turned her energies to writing fiction and finds it a much more satisfying occupation. Marva has published more than forty stories in […]