The heart of western democracies is the assembly, the parliament. Its Germanic origin is the thing, also called ting, ding or þing in other Germanic languages. Today, national assemblies in Scandinavian countries still refer to this ancient tradition. For example, the parliament of Åland (Sweden) is called Lagting, of Faroe Løgting, of Greenland Landsting, of […]

The Thing is… — Frisia Coast Trail