Whilst living in Norway in 2014 I met some of the local vikings, and was invited back to the Gudvangen Viking market in 2015, and asked if I would run leatherworking courses which I just couldn't pass up on. The market is held every July in the centre of Gudvangen, which is in the heart of norway three hours east of Bergen City.
Luckily I have friends who have a farm 20 minutes away in Flåm, so I arranged to stay with them and help out on the farm when I had the time either
In the spring of 2014, I was lucky enough to be part of a project to build and sail a leather & wooden stone-age boat on the west coast of Norway. It all started when my partner and I were travelling Norway and had arranged to help out on Godjord farm, just north of Bergen in a small town called Manger. The farm is owned and run by Børje Møster; a man of immense energy and passionate about the natural world. Børje has spent half his life on the sea as a skipper and in the nav