Archive for February 2013


We went a-Viking for half term, or at least went to Edinburgh to learn about them in the National Museum of Scotland. Six hours in the museum one day and then four more hours a day later – it’s a magical place for kids and parents (and has decent coffee). Fraser especially did really well, participating on the tours that were advertised for 6 and ups. They’ve remembered what they’ve learned as well – Fraser points put that they don’t actually have horns on their helmets and Duncan reminds me they don’t have double-sided axes. Nothing like a bit of learning about pillaging to keep everyone entertained….