We’re all probably familiar with the exquisite Norse Ringerike style art, with its swirling lines, carved runes, and fantastical beasts. What may surprise you is to learn that one was found in London, and what an example it is! Read all about The Runic Ringerike Tombstone of St Paul’s to learn about this stone that was found in the churchyard of St Paul’s Cathedral, London, with details on how you can go and see it for yourself.
I was lucky enough to view the dig site in Worcester that was open for a short period during 2015 and view the area with one of their researchers. Have a read of my article, “What Lies Beneath Lich Street” to share what I discovered, and to learn about some of the amazing history of this historic city in the heart of England.
It’s been a year since my granddad passed away, after a long illness. As a tribute, this article celebrates his life, and looks at his reasons for leaving Co. Kerry in Ireland to start a new life in England. Through writing this piece, I’ve discovered why I am compelled to write. You can read his story here.
On the north coast of the Dingle Peninsula, in Co. Kerry, Ireland, a little creek winds its way down to the sea, beneath the shadow of Mount Brandon. It is said that this is the spot a 5th Century monk set sail on an incredible voyage. Some claim that he discovered the Americas. Learn all about this incredible story. Full article here.