Nymla

I am something of a troll fanatic, and could have very easily blown everything in my bank on trolls from Norway's gift shops. When I found Nymla on Etsy, I almost had to ask my boyfriend to hide my wallet. Caroline Eklund from Northern Sweden creates beautiful Nordic forest trolls out of felted wool and… Continue reading Nymla

Fashion Witch/Leather Plaited Bracelets

I found these leather plaited bracelets at Jorvik Viking Centre in York. (Jorvik is York city's original name, the name the Vikings gave to it back in the 9th century.) If you happen to be visiting the North of England, I highly recommend you pay Jorvik a visit, and not just for the beautiful jewellery.… Continue reading Fashion Witch/Leather Plaited Bracelets

NordLand Publishing

A few weeks ago I was talking about my desire to set up a publishing company after previous attempts had failed. Well, I have some great news. I now have a business partner and a company in the making. Ladies and gentlemen, NordLand Publishing has been born! If you are interested in what we’re all… Continue reading NordLand Publishing

Destination: Norway – Effigies For Sale

  My blog Destination: Norway has finally got a Society 6 page. I’m incredibly proud of the shots I’ve managed to capture in Norway so far, and want to make them available for anyone who wants them. Lots of my images are now available as prints (framed or unframed), stretched canvases, cards, mobile phone cases… Continue reading Destination: Norway – Effigies For Sale

Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult

In my cabin in Norway, holding my copy of Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult by Dayal Patterson. If black metal is an important factor in your life you need this on your bookshelf. Buy it here.

Interview With Vetter

I was introduced to Vetterkult, the debut album from Norwegian black metal band Vetter in the closing days of 2013. I knew pretty much straight away that I needed to get under the skin of the man behind the  mayhem, Håvard Tveito. I'm honoured that Håvard agreed to an interview for Wyrd Words & Effigies and am… Continue reading Interview With Vetter