Jeremy Baker

"The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in the Late Iron Age Scandinavia"

Neil Price (Oxbow Books 2013), 2nd Edition, 432 pages, hardback.

I have waited for this book for years - and now its here! What a tome. . .

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Getting everyone on the same bus / train / waka is hard work, especially when it comes to climate change #hewakaekenoa #mbnov #climatechange

Warm spring afternoon #hokio #garden #spring

Landscape and Memory" by Simon Schama made a huge impression on me when it first came out in 1995. It still resonates today. A masterwork of history and sociology. #mbnov

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Moody #hokio #hokiobeach #water #stream #morningwalk #horowhenua #aotearoanz

Breakfast at Eketāhuna Country cottage - far from the madding crowds #eke #eketahuna #breakfast #ekecountrycottage #family #country #garden #aotearoanz #mbnov

Dad in the Eketāhuna Country Cottage garden #garden #family #ekecountrycottage #eketahuna #aotearoanz

Dinner with a negroni. And Bill. At Havana Bar & Restaurant.

So far, I am really, really enjoying macOS Big Sur. Installation went well, and my 2017 iMac is noticeably faster than it was before the upgrade. And the look and feel of the whole OS is much improved.

It begins…

I guess I’ll give downloading and installing macOS Big Sur a go… or should I wait a few days? Hmm 🤔 #mbnov

First pohutukawa flowers are out… summer must be coming…

Changeable weather indeed. Now dappled sunlight and spring-green trees.

The weather in Wellington is so changeable in spring, its really hard to know what to wear. #mbnov

Actually taking the dive and ordering a MacBook Air M1 …

Our local craft beer bar, Golding’s Free Dive. I’d say it’s one of my favs. #mbnov

Dinner and a movie with my father, who would barely consider himself elderly #mbnov

Wet. The drought has broken.

May the Force be with you #mbnov

Farewell Alex Trebek - all round great entertainer and Canadian 🇨🇦 - who hosted many shows before he became the Jeopardy! icon.

“A country of possibilities”. Welcome back, America.

The ties that bind us are greater than the forces which seek to pull us apart #mbnov

Lovely evening

Bad Diaries, Verb Wellington, LitCrawl - truly wonderful#litcrawl #verbwellington #wellington #wellingtonnz #aotearoa #literature #poetry

This book pretty much is everything about me at the moment … #books #sheep #history #life #work #farming