Kelmscott Manor

During our trip away we discovered that our site wasn’t too far from Kelmscott Manor, the Cotswold retreat of William Morris and Co. The Manor is only open a couple of times a week so we decided to reschedule a few things so we could fit it into our trip. It was certainly worth it, you can tell why William Morris liked the place so much, and why they were so creative in those surroundings. The first part of our visit after leaving the car park was to visit the…

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To the Pyre

I wrote a short story about a Viking King’s funeral pyre a good while ago (well, I think I need to finish it off yet ;-)) while I was writing I started a digital doodle to get in the mood, but didn’t finish that either :-), anyway when the theme of the month popped up for Vikings over on John Howe’s website I thought it was a worthwhile finishing off the doodle.

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