The Myth Legend & Lore Podcast Introduction

November 3, 2018

Mythology Legend & Folklore Podcast with Siobhan Clark. A place where we can journey into the past and share the tales of myth, legend, or lore that have captured our imaginations and fired our curiosity!

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The Alfablot and Samhain

November 3, 2018

In this episode, I take a look at the festival of Samhain and the Viking ritual festival of Alfablot.

If you've enjoyed this episode please check out The History Of Vikings Podcast with Noah Tetzner.  This podcast not only has an impressive and wonderful variety of guests, but it also engages the listener into a thrilling period in history, Noah's presentation displays his knowledge and enthusiasm for the world of Vikings.  It's marvellous! I have had the pleasure of appearing to discuss Heimdall, The Jomsvikings & The Norns, as well as The Vinland Sagas; please check out The History Of Vikings!

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The Voluspa Creation Myth & Ragnarok

November 10, 2018

In this episode, I discuss the Voluspa from the Poetic Edda, the creation myth and Ragnarok.

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The Fox in Myth, Legend & Lore

November 23, 2018

In this episode, I look at the fox in Myth, Legend & Lore of Japan, China, Inuit Greenland, Scotland, and Scandinavia.

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The Saga of the Volsungs Part 1

December 4, 2018

Due to a slight change in schedule, the next three episodes will be following the Saga of the Volsungs, I very much hope you enjoy Part 1 where we hear about Sigurd's Youth, The Sword Gram and the Dragon Fafnir, and The Dragon's Blood.  Fans of Padraic Colum's Children Of Odin won't be disappointed!

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The Saga of the Volsungs Part 2

December 11, 2018

Due to a slight change in schedule, the next three episodes will be following the Saga of the Volsungs, I very much hope you enjoy Part 2 where we hear about The Story of Sigmund and Signy, The Story of Sigmund and Sinfiotli & The Story of the Vengeance of the Volsungs and of the Death of Sinfiotli. Fans of Padraic Colum's Children Of Odin won't be disappointed!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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

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