Thursday, 7 July 2016

Bringing God to the Vikings

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Someone had to do it - but I somehow suspect Sigfrid did not volunteer to leave his cushy existence in an English...”
annabelfrage.wordpress.com — In those faraway times when the Scandinavian region spawned bellicose Vikings at a horrifying rate, most of Europe was already adequately christened. Not so Norway, Denmark or Sweden, where the anc…

San Francisco just banned all polystyrene products in the city

Anne Allen
Anne Allen says “San Francisco just banned all polystyrene products in the city”
www.sciencealert.com — San Francisco has just unanimously voted to ban the sale of polystyrene products - also commonly called styrofoam - by 2017. Polystyrene is the petroleum-based plastic foam that's used to make coffee cups, packaging peanuts, and a whole range of...

Of Popinjays, Fops and Macaronis

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Fantastic post! Of men who were slaves to fashion in the 18thc Of Popinjays, Fops and Macaronis via @penandpension
Originally, the word ‘fop’ simply meant a fool. However, by the 18th century, its meaning had narrowed to mean a fashionable man who put on airs and graces. A man who tried to port…

Book Review: Snake Face

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “For those who crave in-depth reviews! Book Review: Snake Face via @LislAK
Snake Face (Book III in the Mae Martin Mystery series) Mae Martin is moving into the next phase of her life, what she’d been planning when last we saw her in Amber Foxx’s second ps…