Today, Medievalists.net gives us an excellent article on Viking life in Wales. I had always assumed, for some reason, that the Vikings had largely passed over Wales in their general raiding and conquering of the British Isles, but apparently I was wrong. Anyway, a very interesting article, and worth taking a look.
(Cross-posted at witchesandpagans.com) Another European country is considering a bill to regulate ritual animal slaughter. In Slovenia, there is a bill under consideration that would require that any animal slaughtered must first be stunned. This is widely (and correctly) seen as a measure aimed at ritual animal slaughter; both kashrut (Jewish) and halal (Muslim) practices require… Continue reading Anti-Ritual Slaughter Bills Gaining Steam