The art of traditional tattooing nearly died out among the Hawaiians. But it has been reborn. Join me on a journey through the history of tattooing and my quest to receive a tattoo from Keli'i Makua.
Is there reason to believe that Yule may have been a sacred time of year to the Norse god Freyr?
Irma looks to be a storm for the ages. What is to come? I glimpse into the figure of Odin and his wisdom poetry give insight into the nature of the impending storm.
Within Norse history, no figure is more elusive and secretive than the Völva. Little is known about the practices of these figures. Were they witches?
Where did the British people come from? Several hints to their origin originate from medieval documents, and yet other clues come from the genetic record. Could Anatolia be the home of the Brits?
Handfasting is common practice in Neo-Pagan circles. Many believe this practice dates back to the pagan Celts, but does it really?
The British Celts have given us the Mabinogion and Arthurian Legends. Is it possible that constellation lore is embedded within them?
References to a deity that resembles Cronos can be found in Irish texts. Is it possible that this Greek being may have taken up residence in Ireland in the distant past?
The severed head is routinely found throughout the literature and archaeology in Celtic and Norse territories. Is it possible that the severed head served as more than simply a war trophy?
The Celts were renown for their military prowess and fearlessness in battle. This has been attributed to their belief in reincarnation. Do myths and legends preserve this belief?
The legends of this underworld testify to its otherness and yet also impart a distinctive British flair.
Norse and Celtic Europe is plentiful with myths and folklore that mention nine maidens. Where do these legends originate? Might there be a spiritual legacy to these maidens?
Ancient lore told of a mysterious inhabited island that existed far to the north. This land was named Thule. Might there be any truth to this legend or is it simply fiction?