I am sick of COVID, politics, and just about everything that is a headline. I’m sick of breaking news; most news is breaking me.

So today I’m writing an escapist column about King Raedwald. Yep, King Raedwald. You’ve heard of him, of course. He was the king of East Anglia a long time ago. You’ve heard of East Anglia, of course. It was a smallish kingdom on the east coast of Britain more than 1,500 years ago, home to the Angles of our Anglo-Saxon heritage. East Anglia is present-day Suffolk and Norfolk.

Email Creede Hinshaw at hinnie@cox.net.