The ferocity of Viking warriors is what made the Old Norse famous — or rather, infamous — and the entire reason there was a Viking Age at all. While it may not take a well-equipped army to knock over a monastery and roll a few monks, the Vikings faced formidable enemies on the battlefields of foreign lands and sometimes even from rivals within their own or other Old Norse communities. Hence, it’s time to take a look at the historical and cultural significance of Viking armour and weaponry.
Race and Difference in the World of Black Wolf
Believe it or not, I found a basis for including people of colour *in the mythology.*
Word on the Street ~ Toronto 2022
Word on the Street is back, baby, and you know I’m going to be there.
Hangers, hangers everywhere
And not a uterus to scrape.
A Good Day to Cry
It’s been a long two years. I don’t know how y’all are coping, but I’m thoroughly zombified. I’d been a happy urban hermit for several years before…… Read more “A Good Day to Cry”
SOS: Save Our Symbols — From Racist Misappropriation
The only way to fight a bad guy spouting a bunch of racist baloney is a good guy sharing valid information.
Creatives’ Corner #2: Crochet & Knitting
You may have noticed that I haven’t been writing much lately. I plan to write more this year, both on my blog and on my second novel, but for the moment I’d like to share some of my favourite yarn wizards with you.
Creatives’ Corner #1: Clothing and Cosplay
Since far too many of us are still stuck at home watching videos in our day pyjamas, I thought I’d share some of my favourite YouTube creators. Today, we begin with people who know stuff about clothes.
2020 in Review, Solstice Edition
So….2020. What the fuck was that even? I don’t know, but I’m glad it’s almost over.
Attempting to Go Viral Without Catching the Plague
I’ve never been much of a technology person, but for some time I’ve been thinking about how to drag my Luddite tuchus into the twenty-first century to promote my work. It seems the plague has now forced me to take drastic measures — that’s right, I made a YouTube channel. A YouTube channel, I made. Could 2020 possibly get any weirder?