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“What did Viking Dublin’s houses look like; how were they made and what were they made from?; After months of preparation, the Type 1 Viking Dublin House, in finally under way at UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture…”

“In February 2015, I was invited by Patricia Gonsalves, Archery Technician on the ‘CW’s ARROW’ and director of Lykopis School of Archery, to Vancouver to give a lecture and workshop on Viking Archery and Bowmaking…”

“In the summer of 2015, we entered our replica Viking ship in the Vestfjord Sailing Regatta. This article features photographs from our expedition, and shares the story of my last Norse adventure above the Arctic Circle…”

” I stood outside the barn and with both hands, pressed against its enormous red doors; the flakes of paint coming off and sticking to my fingers as I entered. The bow staves we ordered the previous year had arrived the day before I left Lofoten, but I was assured that they were now safely tucked away somewhere in the barn; ‘somewhere…”

Building my own bow making station in the ‘Living Quarter’ of the Chieftain’s Longhouse at Borg… (Read more)

‘Recreating Ancient Atmospheres in the Chieftain’s Longhouse at Borg Northern Norway…”

Lofoten, April 30th, 2015 – “We pulled into Ballstad harbour the next morning to where ‘Lofotr’, the Museum’s Viking longship was lying…”

“Beginning my Blog and my new job as the Bowmaker of at the Lofotr Viking Museum…” Cover Photo Credit: KJELL OVE STORK