Out for a walk, reviewing a Viking Age seax from Grimfrost …
Today the first volume of the Jomsviking series is published in Denmark! I am very happy about this, both because I love Denmark, but also because the Danes played such a significant […]
JOMSVIKING – Vinland utgis 5. oktober! Dette er den andre boken i Jomsviking-serien. Boken kan allerede nå bestilles i nettbokhandlene, for eksempel HER. JOMSVIKING – Vinland is the second volume of the […]
The day is finally here. One of my novels is published outside of Norway! The Netherlands gets the honour of being first, they’ve just published their translation of the first novel in […]
I recently visited Jersey in The English Channel. It is a place not many Norwegians go to, but I sailed past a few years ago and always wanted to see the island […]
So, here’s an update on what’s been going on, and why I haven’t been blogging more frequently. I am currently in the last phase of editing my upcoming novel. It will be […]
Dear friends, I’m doing a giveaway at my Youtube channel. Check it out! Kind regards, Bjørn
If you ask people which was the most common weapon during The Viking Age, you’ll probably hear that it was the axe, or the spear, or perhaps the seax. Some will claim it was the iconic Viking sword. While it is true that everybody had a knife of some sort, and that most people used an axe on a daily basis, the most common weapon during The Viking Age was actually the bow.
Not far from where I live, there was a Viking ship buried in a mound. In 1867, it was excavated and several years later, it ended up in the Viking Ship Museum […]
This is going to piss some people off. But it has to be said, and since I haven’t yet seen anyone address this issue, it’s up to me to put on my gloves and do the dirty work. So let’s get to it.