I was sure that I wasn't going to come back here. That Wyrd Words & Effigies was a closed chapter in my life. Now, I'm usually alright at moving past stuff and taking myself to lush pastures of new projects...but then something unexpected happened. Thanks to Instagram, I fell headfirst into the world of illustrator… Continue reading Justell Vonk : The Artist Who Brought Wyrd Words & Effigies Back From The Dead
There is a little part of me that believes trolls exist in Scandinavia. The same part that believes there is a Loch Ness Monster in Scotland and legions of Sasquatch in North America and elsewhere in the world. I've watched countless documentaries about all three cryptids...(The Bigfoot Files has to be one of the best)… Continue reading Sighting Of A Norwegian Mountain Troll
A shot from this morning when I captured my beautiful friend and muse @erzabethbathory with her familiar Boney. In the event that I've whetted your appetite, you can find more of my photography at my website here. In case you need some other obscure stuff filling up your feed, I'm also on Instagram.
I've been following the work of French photographer Samantha Charrazac for quite some time on Tumblr, but only recently have I encountered the ethereal creative on Instagram. Her page is one of my favourite places to stop, scroll and stare. Instagram works beautifully well as a gallery for her photography, and it's a truly thrilling… Continue reading The Witches & Wraiths Of Instagram : Midwinter Crone
I have been a follower of Katy Horan's art for quite some time now, and was over the moon with delight when an email dropped into my inbox, letting me know what she has a new selection of greeting cards for Samhain available. I think I'll pop some in a basket, to post off to… Continue reading Prepare For Samhain With Art From Katy Horan
Inspired by paganism, the occult, nature and folklore, Spanish company La luna en un hilo provides beautiful, handcrafted wood burned items, mugs and an assortment of accessories. I am looking to invest in a few of their pieces, including a decorative wood burned plate depicting The Revenge of the Hares.
Does your heart have a space reserved for the folklore of Scandinavia? Do you write poetry or prose? Could you create a piece of writing about the creatures that dwell in the mountains, forests and fjords? If you think you could weave a few thousand words into a literary feast, then have a read of… Continue reading Attention Wyrd Writers…The North Calls