Art Of Gryla

My first encounter with the Icelandic, child eating giantess Gryla was in 2010 when I wrote a poem about her. The second encounter was a year later, on a street in Akureyri, a city in northern Iceland. She was there with her husband Leppaludi. While most people think she's quite the hideous monster, I found… Continue reading Art Of Gryla

My Best Wyrd Buys & Gifts Of 2015

2015 was quite a light year when it came to actually buying anything that's really worth talking about. Many months went by when I didn't see much more than the four walls of my bedroom, and treating myself or getting something that I needed rarely even registered in my mind. Hell, I could hardly find… Continue reading My Best Wyrd Buys & Gifts Of 2015

Interview : Ragnar Bragason, Director Of Metalhead (Málmhaus)

Films like Metalhead come along once in a blue moon...if that. This portrayal of an emotionally wounded young woman, who finds solace from her grief in heavy metal, is one of the strongest, most poignant films I've ever encountered. I feel exceptionally proud to feature this interview with the director of Metalhead, Ragnar Bragason. When… Continue reading Interview : Ragnar Bragason, Director Of Metalhead (Málmhaus)

Attention Wyrd Writers…The North Calls

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

Tuesday’s Wyrd Findings

I would live my winter in this handmade Big Knit Dress by JULIAANDBEN. My new goal in life is to own this Tong Coat. It’s another creation by Berlin based label JULIAANDBEN.   Etsy is a treasure trove for Nordic inspired gifts. These custom made Elder Futhark Rune Necklace by The Stray Arrow are crafted… Continue reading Tuesday’s Wyrd Findings