Saturday, January 09, 2016

A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons: The Beginnings of the English Nation by Geoffrey Hindley — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

Very interesting period of "English" history. How did the Saxons arrive in Britain. The church and the pagans. And then the Danes. On TV I am watching Netflix "The Last Kingdom" a great series on King Alfred.
Some strange laws from Saxon time. A scheduled fine for a priest drunk at a baptism.
Lots more to read...  

Books: Signal (Sam Dryden, #2) by Patrick Lee

Signal (Sam Dryden, #2) by Patrick Lee — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

A Great Read... at first sight it is an action special forces story ... some reviews compare to Tom Clancy. But as story develops it is also Science Fiction well sort of time travel. And How the complications of all this really get your brain working. 
I shall be looking for more Patrick Lee