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 […]
That cage modern society put you in is not locked. You can walk out whenever you want to. And that is the secret. You can actually leave. Are You Trapped by Modern […]
Are you trapped by modern society? I think you are, but you’re probably not aware of it. Do you feel that you’re not living the life you want to live? I know, […]
My new novel “Isak” has been approved by the Norwegian Arts Council. Scroll down for more about this in English… Min nye roman “Isak” er blitt kjøpt opp av Kulturrådet. Siden dette […]
It may come as a surprise to many, but most Norwegians were never particularly proud of their Norse ancestry. The little knowledge they had of the Viking Age and our common ethnic […]
I love wolves. I always have. Like my Norse ancestors, I am fascinated by their strength, their wild spirit and their beauty. Sadly, in Norway wolves are still hunted, even though we […]
Have you ever wanted to be able to control fear? In this blogpost, I will tell how it can be done, and how the notorious Viking Berserkers probably did it. It’s a mental technique that most people can teach themselves and master with some practice. But first, let us bust some myths.