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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.