My Vegvisir

Getting a tattoo has taken a surprisingly long time. I decided I wanted something Norse / Viking / Scandinavian on my arm for a few years, and finally decided on a Vegvisir because “if this sign is carried, one will never lose one’s way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known“. Then I decided I […]

Vikings in Ireland

Here are 8 excellent, short YouTube videos on life in Viking Ireland put together by the National Museum of Ireland. There’s even a Notes for Teachers PDF, in case you’re a teacher. http://www.museum.ie/en/exhibition/info/viking-ireland-videos.aspx