Hi I am Halldor Magnusson (son of Magnus Sigurdsson and a long line of other “…sons” 🙂 ) or at least I am when I am re-enacting, otherwise I am Dave.
I am a member of the two largest Early Medieval re-enactment societies in the UK (the Northumbria Herred of the Vikings! and the group St Cuthbert’s Land in Regia Anglorum). I have been portraying what life was like during the so-called “Dark Ages” (approx. 800AD-1066AD) for the last 10 years. In this time I have traveled up and down the UK as well as going over to Norway, teaching about the period and learning new skills. Some of these I am still honing (such as blacksmithing) but in others I am more accomplished (bone and antler working mainly). Additionally, I also get to hit people with an assortment of weaponry 😀
This blog is intended as place where I will post about both my exploits regarding re-enactment (both IRL and in character) as well as showcasing some of my crafting, any info and guides I think are worth putting on the internet and any other general useful stuff that I come across.
I hope you enjoy reading the blog find it both informative and useful.
I can be contacted via my Facebook page, or the following form.