Take a minute to learn about a Hugelkultur--a German tradition of creating a raised plant bed using decaying wood and compostable materials. An amazing process with benefits that are endless...> http://emfl.us/BcNd
Hügelkultur (German, meaning “hill culture” or “mound culture”) is the garden concept of building raised beds over decaying wood piles. Decayed timbers become porous and retain moisture while releasing nutrients into the soil that, in turn, promote root growth in plant materials.
So, LITERALLY, for the entire time I was reading this comic, I kept yelling shit like "WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS, WHY, JUST WHY, DO YOU HATE HAPPINESS OR SOMETHING, IS THAT IT, WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU" all the while there was a growing mound of tissue papers next to my bed.
"The Oseberg burial mound (Norwegian: Oseberghaugen ved Slagen from the Old Norse word haugr meaning mound or barrow) contained numerous grave goods and two female human skeletons. The ship's interment into its burial mound dates from 834 AD, but parts of the ship date from around 800, and the ship itself is thought to be older. It was excavated by Norwegian archaeologist Haakon Shetelig and Swedish archaeologist Gabriel Gustafson in 1904-1905.
Mounds Bars....I always have these ingredients in my pantry.....you mean I can have these whenever I want?!!
To the Coast - I'd been meaning to visit this location at sunset for a while after finding it on a walk with my fiancee, It was a stunningly beautiful sunset when I got there, and the mounds of bracken being cut through by the idyllic stream made it feel like something out of a fantasy movie/game. I uploaded it to Google+ last week, and they recently sent me an email telling me it had been selected as a featured photograph to show on the backdrop to Chromecast!
A Draugr is a creature of Nordic mythology similar to a vampire, though the original Norse meaning of the word is “ghost”. Draugar were believed to be the bodies of the dead. Views differ on whether the personality and soul of the dead person lingers in the draugr.Unlike the vampires of Eastern European lore, Draugr are savage nightwalkers who possess superhuman strength, the ability to alter their size at will, being able to escape from their mound as a wisp of smoke or become so enormous…
Bryn Celli Ddu. is a prehistoric site on the Welsh island of Anglesey located near Llanddaniel Fab. Its name means 'the mound in the dark grove'. The Summer Solstice sun lights up a quartz stone at the back of the chamber.