Most people would say that violence isn’t a skill. Fighting is a skill, and to be a Viking, you had to be a good fighter. I disagree. Going into a fight can […]
Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen
Have you ever felt like everything happens when you didn’t expect it? And that nothing happens when you are working really, really hard for it to happen? I have. At times, I feel like the most sensible thing I can do, is to step back, say «Fuck it» and vanish for a few days, weeks or even months. It is in my absence that good things happen to me. It sounds crazy, but the world is.
by Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen The Vikings were sailors. Or to be more exact, they started out as rowers, as the first seagoing boats of Scandinavia had oars but no mast. Which, by […]
Did you know the Vikings were passionate about sports? Yes, that’s true. We’d probably be surprised if we travelled back a thousand years and witnessed their commitment to physical fitness. I’ve been […]
A walk in the woods. What does that mean to you? Is it simply a walk, or is it a lot more? A good friend of mine says that the woods are […]
I rate woodworking as the third most important Viking skill. Why? Because if you lived in northern Europe about 1000 years ago, you needed your woodworking skills to survive. You needed to […]
Archery is magical. Can you remember that first bow you made as a kid, the one who sent your roughly made arrow in among those trees, never to be found again? I […]