The Myth Legend & Lore Podcast
Oisin in Tirnanoge - Irish Legends 1

Oisin in Tirnanoge - Irish Legends 1

April 14, 2019

Welcome to the first in the series of Irish Legends!  Now and again, I'll bring you a tale from the wonderful world of Celtic Myth Legend & Lore.  These will be stories you can enjoy, a moment to sit and lose yourself in some wonderful adventures!

Oisin in Tirnanoge is a tale of love and loss, of warriors, and worlds far beyond our own.

The Mothers of the Sea

The Mothers of the Sea

April 11, 2019

Today we discover Sedna the Inuit sea goddess, Vellamo from the Finnish Kalevala, the Norse goddess Ran, and the Mither O' the Sea; one of the oldest surviving legends from the Scottish Islands.  

The song There Is A Time, from the album Bound, is by the incredibly talented duo Jenn & Laura-Beth.  Please follow the links below to listen to their music & contact details!

 

https://www.facebook.com/JennandLB/

https://twitter.com/JennandLB

https://jennandlaurabeth.bandcamp.com/releases

The Cirein Croin, Jormungandr, and the Stoor Worm

The Cirein Croin, Jormungandr, and the Stoor Worm

March 22, 2019

Today we discover the tales behind the incredible sea-serpents of Norse, Celtic, and Scottish myth legend & lore.  The Midgardsormr Jormungandr, the Caithness Cirein Croin, and the Stoor Worm of the Orkney Islands.  There is also the tale of the heroic Assipattle, and a wonderful piece of music from Ian Fontova's The Celtic Room 'Something With Rocks And Water'.  Ian and his wonderfully crafted music can be found on Facebook/Twitter/via website/Instagram & YouTube; 

https://www.facebook.com/ian.fontova.music/

https://twitter.com/IanFontova

http://ianfontova.weebly.com

http://instagram.com/ianfontova

https://www.youtube.com/c/IanFontovaValeroMusic

Interview with Nordic Tribal artist Fredrik & his debut album Västerled!

Interview with Nordic Tribal artist Fredrik & his debut album Västerled!

March 16, 2019

Today I have a wonderful guest on the podcast, Fredrik is a Nordic Tribal artist from Sweden, his stunning debut album Västerled, was released 7th of November 2018.  Combining electronic music with traditional Scandinavian and Celtic instruments he creates music in a narrative form, taking the listener on an incredible adventure. Inspired by archetypal symbolism and the spiritual heritage of northern Europe, through the character of Torulf, Fredrik tells esoteric stories of setting sail on a mythical journey.

To download the album or to get in touch with Fredrik please check out the following links!

The Gatewatch with author Joshua Gillingham

The Gatewatch with author Joshua Gillingham

February 22, 2019

Today I welcome author Joshua Gillingham to discuss his novel The Gatewatch, Norse mythology, the importance of storytelling & developing discipline as a writer!

You can keep up to date with Joshua on twitter @JoshMGillingham, joshuagillingham.ca, and on facebook; The Gatewatch Novel!

News!

News!

February 21, 2019

Just a quick message to thank everyone who has welcomed the podcast, share upcoming news on Myth Legend & Lore, & announcing the publication of Noah Tetzner's 'The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide'!

Noah Tetzner of The History of Vikings Podcast - The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Poetic-Edda-Study-Guide-ebook/dp/B07N7NMJPB/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1550764162&sr=8-1&keywords=noah+tetzner

 

The Kelpie, Water-Horse & Nøkk

The Kelpie, Water-Horse & Nøkk

February 7, 2019

Discover the Scottish Kelpie and Water-horse, the Noggle of the islands, and its connections with the Scandinavian tales of the Nøkk, from Norway to the Faroe Islands and Norse Iceland.

The beautiful song at the end of the episode is the Skye Water Kelpie's Lullaby, on the album Suantraighe by Caera, available on iTunes.

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/suantraighe/206690813

The Selkie in Scottish Folklore

The Selkie in Scottish Folklore

January 26, 2019

Today we will discover the Selkie, one of Scotland’s oldest folk legends, with tales that demonstrate the gentle nature of this creature and the sorrow that befalls it so often at the hands of humankind. But I will also share stories where there are lessons to be learned from the mistreatment of this shape changer, that slips off the skin of a seal to walk upon the land with two legs.

The Lay of Volund - Volundarkvitha

The Lay of Volund - Volundarkvitha

January 12, 2019

In this episode, we discover Volund the Smith from Volundarkvitha in the Poetic Edda, and a variation of his story in Thidrekssaga where Sigurd the Volsung also makes a memorable appearance!

The Saga of the Volsungs Part 3

The Saga of the Volsungs Part 3

December 23, 2018

I very much hope you enjoy Part 3 of The Saga of the Volsungs, in this concluding episode of the tale we hear about Brynhild In The House Of Flame, Sigurd At The House Of The Nibelungs, How Brynhild Was Won For Gunnar and The Death Of Sigurd. Fans of Padraic Colum's Children Of Odin won't be disappointed!