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.
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!
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!
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
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.
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.
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!
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!