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‘Prospect Good’ was the nom de plume of the gold prospector, fossicker, and bush poet, Francis William Ophel. This poem, ‘The Sagamen,’ is filled with vivid imagery drawn in the style of Old Icelandic sagas (Louise…

A blog for the children’s picture book ‘The Last Viking’ by Australian authors Norman Jorgensen and James Foley (illustrator) published by the Western Australian publisher Fremantle Press. The story is about a boy who connects with his inner…

Image of person in costume stamping initials into leather using the Viking alphabet, or Fuþark. Runic inscriptions are attested from c. 150 CE and were used by a number of ‘Germanic’ peoples. During the Viking Age (c. 800-1100) the Younger…