Northern Fire Blog

  • Working Towards Sustainability: Clothing

    I am sure that everyone reading this will be aware of reports on the news about climate change and the dangers that it poses to our planet. While the focus is often on the automotive and travel industries, what may be less reported or known is that among the biggest pollutants of the environment ...
  • Slavery During the Viking Age - An Interview with Ben Raffield

    Dr. Ben Raffield is an associate professor and researcher with Uppsala University in Sweden. (Check out his full credentials and his research here). His current work with the Viking Phenomenon project centers around slave raiding and trading during the Viking Age. The implications of his research...
  • Sigurboði Grétarsson: The Musician, Tattooist, and Artisan

    While Sigurboði Grétarsson is mostly known for his accomplishments as a musician and composer, his work as a craftsman and tattooist prove that his artistic talent is far from limited. - - - In his episode of the Northern Fire Podcast, Sean and Sigurboði sit down to discuss traditional stories fr...