This is Oslo’s new PUBLIC LIBRARY. It’s unbelievable. Completely free, open to everyone until 10pm every day. There is a wine bar. Views to die for. All the books.
It’s full of study spaces and reading nooks, places you can eat your lunch & charge your phone. Borrow books, music, films, etc.
Last night it was packed.
This is the view from the terrace of the licensed bar and cafeteria, there’s also another coffee shop.
Oh and of course there’s a makers’ workshop with sewing machines and other craft equipment to use freely, plus a room with 3D printers & high end computers with graphics software
Or you could play the drums or guitar.
(It’s only just opened and there’s a pandemic so not everything is up and running just yet!)
Shuffleboard with a view, anyone? This is basically a gorgeous communal living room for the city, with books.
(Oh and I had to look for my own book there too, obviously 😬)

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16 Sep 20
Latest* #Viking DNA news! New research out in Nature today - here's what's exciting and what I have a problem with.👇

Does it change our view of the Vikings? No.
Are there some very cool data? Yes
Are there some *big* problems? Also Yes.

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*new as in the full, peer-reviewed version of the pre-print article released last year
🧬New evidence of 'substantial' geneflow INTO Scandinavia, incl. from southern (!) Europe & also Britain. We suspected this, but great to see more conclusive evidence AND from regions we previously didn't know about

(...links nicely to my #RiverKings, more on that soon😉) /2
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11 May 20
Exciting new boat discovery in Norway! This time, an almost perfectly preserved LOG BOAT. Why is this exciting? And does it relate to the Vikings? Repton? And the Silk Roads? Maybe.... bear with me: #riverkings /1

Photos: Leon Arne Kleiva via Facebook/Arkeologi i Norge
This boat was found a few days ago on a farm in southern Norway, at the edge of a lake. We don't know the age yet, could be ~2000 to 500 years old, maybe older. BUT the farmer's great-grandad found two log boats there in 1932, both dated to the Viking Age or just before /2
A few other logboats dating to the Viking Age have been found elsewhere in lakes and bogs, and very occasionally, in graves.

Some more info by Frans-Arne H. Stylegar in Norwegian on log boats here:… /3
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21 Apr 19
So here's the breaking Viking news!!
*DNA evidence for first ever Viking Age father and son burial
*Brand new previously unknown Viking site discovered in England
[Thread!] 1/
2/ With ancient DNA analysis we have found a first degree relationship on the paternal side between Graves 511 (“The Repton Warrior”) and 295, who were buried side-by-side at the Great Army camp in Repton, Derbyshire, soon after 873 AD.
3/ Because of the ~20+ years age difference, this means they are most likely father and son. Double graves like this are common in the Viking worlds but a close family relationship has never been proven before. Exciting!!
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