It’s decided. I am buying a bigger sailing yacht. To be honest, my present boat can hardly be called a yacht, since it is only 28 foot. But it has served me […]
Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen
I have news for you. The Vikings were nothing like those sword wielding warriors you see on tv. They did not dress in blood stained leather and ragged tunics if they could avoid it – they preferred silk and colored linnen. They didn’t sport those fancy hairstyles…
Most people would say that our Western society is more humane now than it has ever been. We have evolved and become better human beings. We used to be brutal, heathen thugs, […]
These days, everybody wants to be a Viking. And while I think it’s great that my ancestors’ culture is becoming increasingly popular, I feel that sometimes people are getting it all wrong. Being a Viking gets mixed up with being a Norseman or -woman. Being a Viking was a lifestyle that some Norsemen and even -women lived, while the Norse were a group of clans who shared the same culture and variants of the same language.
My son and I have a secret place. It’s just across the road from the primary school, a stone’s throw in among the trees, across that old bridge over the stream and […]
This is going to be a personal blogpost. You see, I’m cursed and I feel people should know. This could help explain why I’m sometimes behaving strange and why I’m not paying […]
I recently had a chat with Janne Eikeblad, an ecovillage designer, permaculturist, tree hugger and social media influencer with 60.000 followers. I was interested in learning more about the recent trend among […]