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First night at DragonCon 2017

We arrived around 5:30 after a 10 hour drive today (and 4 yesterday). Costumes are already out! We had dinner at a pub that evidently had cloaking technology, but we finally found it. Then back to the Hilton to people

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Was Sansa’s Abuse Normal in the Middle Ages? | The Public Medievalist

Source: Was Sansa’s Abuse Normal in the Middle Ages? | The Public Medievalist

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My Locations at the DragonCon Art Show

Labor Day Weekend is Nerdigras in Atlanta, Georgia! 80,000+ geeks and sundry nerds descend upon 5 downtown Atlanta hotels and have a geekfest. I will, as always, have my beaded jewelry and photoprints at the Dragoncon Art Show, located in the Hyatt, two

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Posted in Art, Jewelry, Photography

Mussendun Temple and Downhill Demesne, County Derry, Northern Ireland

Who wouldn’t want a library on a sea cliff, facing the North Sea? Well, not quite the North Sea, but Close! I had heard of this place from Michele Erdvig, who has a great forum and guidebook called Irelandyes. I knew

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Posted in History, Photography, Travel

Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland – Places in Ireland you must see before you die

Previous Post Next Post Northern Ireland has some fantastic and beautiful places. It is also an important place for Game of Thrones, which Source: Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland – Places in Ireland you must see before

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Why go to Ireland???

This is a question I asked myself many times over my lifetime. What is it about Ireland that attracts people so? What magic draws them, time after time, to this small island hovering on the edge of Europe? The quick

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Posted in History, pagan, Photography, Travel

Fantasy TV Shows

OK, Fantasy list! (there might be some crossover with the scifi list – if so, I’ll leave it off here) This is NOT a comprehensive list, just a list of Fantasy shows I’ve seen and enjoyed. If you have some to add,

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Posted in Writing

Photographs from Husavik and Lake Myvatn Area, Iceland

My journey to Iceland in July and August, 2015, consisted of: 3 nights in Reykjavik 2 nights in Skogar 2 nights near Jökulsárlón 3 nights near Lake Myvatn 3 nights in Holmavik 2 nights in Alftanes In total, I took

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Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne, Northern Ireland

Mussenden Temple is a library situated on a cliff edge in County Derry, Northern Ireland. The beach it looks over was used in filming the Game of Thrones (when Melisandre burnt the Seven Gods). It was built in 1785, as

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Gps versus Googlemaps in Iceland

Today was a long travel day. 7 hours drive time, without factoring in stops and detours. We started off early, around 7am. The day dawned misty and sometimes downright rainy, but cleared into brilliant sunshine by the afternoon. But I

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