Karen Machin

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Healthy Coco-Pop Bars | Lunch Box Recipe

Please note that using honey will keep the bars together more firmly than rice malt syrup.<p>To ensure that the bars don't crumble when being sliced, …

Recipes

Plain Dumplings

(1234)<p>20 minutes<p>Dumplings are a great addition to soups and stews. If you want to make them more interesting add some fresh herbs.<p>C<p>Recipe by: Carol<p>I …

Recipes

Beef Casserole with Dumplings recipe

Method<p>Heat 1 Tbsp of oil in a large frying pan and brown bacon until the fat renders. Transfer to a casserole dish.<p>In the same fat, fry onions and …

Recipes

Tattooed Vikings? A look at medieval body art

If you have ever watched Vikings or other TV shows or films that dwell on similar time periods and regions, chances are that you have seen a lot of …

The Real Origin of Viking Raids | Freyia Völundarhúsins

“They (the Vikings) were not ignorant barbarians. They knew exactly what kind of military and ideological pressure they were up against.”<p>(Bjørn Myhre)<p>…

On This Day in AD 793 - The Vikings Invade Lindisfarne

For the monks of Lindisfarne, the 8th June AD 793 was destined to be one of their darkest days. This wealthy monastic community, that formed the …

Archaeology

Durham Cathedral

If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.<p>If you're behind a web filter, please make …

Cathedrals

Thousands of Human Bones Reveal 'Barbarian' Battle Rituals

The discovery of victims of a Germanic army that fought 2,000 years ago are surprising archaeologists for several reasons.<p>Archaeologists working in a sprawling wetland in Denmark have uncovered 2,000-year-old human remains that are challenging traditional ideas about "barbarian" warfare in northern …

Archaeology

BBC One - The Vikings Uncovered

Could you be a Viking Warrior?<p>Use this interactive guide to see how you would survive at sea and in battle.<p>How do you get to Viking Valhalla?<p>What did a Viking have to do to ensure he got into the exclusive after-life spot?

The Normans had a profound influence on Britain. Why then do we not speak French?

Answered by Professor Nicholas Vincent of the University of East Anglia<p>After 1066, with French the polite language of the upper classes, and Latin …

Mirror Cake Glaze

This creamy white-chocolate glaze sets with a mirror-like shine when poured over a smoothly frosted cake. For a gorgeous marbled effect, layer …

Dessert

THE ANGLO-SAXON RUNES

1. Feoh byþ frofur fira gehwylcum;<br>sceal ðeah manna gehwylc miclun hyt dælan<br>gif he wile for drihtne domes hleotan.<p>2. Ur byþ anmod ond …

6 Sciatica Stretches to Prevent and Relieve Lower Back and Hip Pain

One of the most common issues of these days is lower back pain. It can cause slight stiffness, soreness or it can even cause a painful sting or a …

Old Norse Language

<b>Dǫnsk tunga ("Danish tongue")</b><p>Norsemen are the group of people who spoke what is now called the Old Norse (autonym: ‘Dönsk tunga’ – ‘Danish tongue’) …

Listen To How Old Norse Sounded, Courtesy Of The ‘Cowboy Professor’

Norman Language From The Vikings To The Norman Conquest

The origins of the language in the Channel Islands come from the Romans after they finally conquered all of Gaul (modern-day France) - as well as the …

Baileys Cheesecake

Whether or not you're celebrating St. Patty's Day, you deserve this fudgy cheesecake.<p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to 325º and butter an 8" or 9" springform …

No-bake Turkish delight cheesecake slice

Step 1<p>Grease a 6cm-deep, 19cm square cake pan. Line base and all sides with baking paper extending paper 5cm above each side.<p>Step 2<p>Place biscuits in …

700,000-Year-Old Stone Tools Point to Mysterious Human Relative

Someone butchered a rhinoceros in the Philippines hundreds of thousands of years before modern humans arrived—but who?<p>Stone tools found in the Philippines predate the arrival of modern humans to the islands by roughly 600,000 years—but researchers aren’t sure who made them.<p>The eye-popping …

Archaeology

Spheres Of Light (SOL)

** Exact dates and times are from http://www.archaeoastronomy.com/2018.html - Equinox and Solstice data from the U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington …

Fascinating images show original Windsor Castle after it was built to defend against medieval Home Counties

Historians have reconstructed what Britain’s largest medieval fortress – Windsor Castle – originally looked like when it was built to keep the Home …

Archaeology

NZ Rugby releases a timely video about diversity, attacking discrimination

Talk about timing. Just hours after All Blacks coach Steve Hansen praised halfback TJ Perenara for speaking out in favour of diversity, New Zealand …

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Lemon Cheesecake Bliss Balls

In the blink of an eye this little one will be joining the two who came before her in the waves, leaving me alone on my beach towel to watch and …

Lemon Butter Cookies

They taste like sunshine.<p>Directions<p>In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt.<br>• In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat butter and cream …

Transform Your Body In Just 4 Weeks With These 5 Simple Exercises

Being fit is no easy task. It takes determination, motivation, willpower and resilience. One of the hardest parts of living and maintaining a healthy …

Workouts

The pagan roots of Easter

Easter is a pagan festival. If Easter isn't really about Jesus, then what is it about? Today, we see a secular culture celebrating the spring equinox, whilst religious culture celebrates the resurrection. However, early Christianity made a pragmatic acceptance of ancient pagan practises, most of …

Norse Holidays and Festivals

<b>Norse Holidays and Festivals</b><p><b>The ancient Germanic/Norse year was divided into two seasons: Summer and Winter. Summer began at the festival of Eostre,</b> …

The Norse Creation Story

Share this:<p>The Story of creation according to the Norse.<p>In the beginning of everything, there was a realm called <b>Niflheim</b> (also known as Neflheimr). …

Historical Truth of Ragnar Lodbrok

According to Viking lore, Ragnar Lodbrok or Lothbrock was a famous legendary figure during the Viking age. He comes across as a hero as seen in a …

Ancient History