Missing Spoons, Gildas and Punk Rock

I’m so excited about this post! Today I’m lucky enough to bring you an interview with someone who’s taught me a great deal. Despite the fact that he doesn’t necessarily ascribe to some of the ideas behind The Retreat to Avalon and The Arthurian Age trilogy, he has always been exceedingly generous with his time … Read more

Did Arthur Exist?

What do Confucius, Pythagoras, Sun Tzu, William Shakespeare, Homer, Mulan, Robin Hood, William Tell, Sybil Ludington, Pope Joan, John Henry, St. Christopher, Lycurgus of Sparta, Laozi, even Jesus of Nazareth have in common with King Arthur? Some say these people never existed. The historicity of Arthur, whether a king, a Dux Bellorum, a petty warlord, … Read more

The Vikings Stormed Through Portland

This past weekend I learnt the Vikings were coming. So after burying all of my valuables and hiding the women-folk, I went down to the dock to watch the Draken Harald Harfagre come in. At 115 feet long, it’s the largest recreated Viking ship in the world, crafted by original methods based on archeology and … Read more

Little Details

Hi folks, it’s been a while since I’ve posted, but I have been busy with work, kids, writing, etc. Good news on the book process: the final layout is being examined for mistakes, so it should not be too long now. In the mean time, I have been making some freebies for people who are … Read more