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This evening I attended a very well presented and authentic evening focused on the theme of Scandinavian food and drink at York’s medieval Barley Hall parts of which date from about AD1360.

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Today, I enjoyed an illuminating learning experience at a very well organised one day conference at York University, England culminating with an exclusive viewing at the famous Jorvik Viking era reconstruction.

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Today, there is heavy rain in Glasgow which is preventing me from venturing out to obtain some topical images.

I am taking this opportunity to post a video clip of a (very) recent visit to Luss at Loch Lomond where I filmed this ancient, Viking era, ‘hogback’ grave marker in the burial ground of Mackessog’s Church. Close by are a couple of similar (but less grand) hogbacks and the film clip ends with a shot of a tall single stone which has echoes of a stone circle but is probably nothing to do with that, prehistoric, era.

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