Today, Hope and I went to the
The Vikings invaded Britain,
amongst other countries, during the
700s AD - 1100 AD.
They set off from Scandinavia in
longboats, for 6 weeks at a time sometimes
- both for trading and for conquering.
We both really enjoyed looking at
the artefacts and were surprised at the
detail and intricacy of the designs.
Some of them were really well preserved.
The exhibition was very busy and it
wasn't always easy to see the displays
(especially when someone was
wearing one of those audio guide things
and just plonked themselves in front
of a display, listening for a-g-e-s).
There were quite a few children there
(obviously, being school holiday time)
but I have to say that they all looked
bored out of their brains - it really isn't
an exhibition for children.
I think I'll probably go back with Grant;
I have a 'Friend +1' membership of
the Museum and can go as many times
as I wish, and with a guest.
On the way out of the museum,
Hope and I couldn't resist doing a
'having fun with mummy' selfie....
After a quick lunch stop
we wandered for a while and found
a shop called Tiger,
which originates, I think, from Scandinavia.
It's bonkers in there, in a good way.
Hope and I had fun trying on some sunglasses.
I leave you with this photo of a mad woman...
... who then bought the sunglasses, haha!
Thanks for reading :)