Sighting Of A Norwegian Mountain Troll

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

The Hyperborean Shadows Series : Norwegian Rat

The Hyperborean Shadows Series is an ongoing feature that will focus on the dwellers of Scandinavia, and their portrayal of northern landscapes, cultures and traditions through different forms of dark art. There are so many incredible visions being realised in Scandinavia in this age, and I firmly believe that the creatives behind these visions need… Continue reading The Hyperborean Shadows Series : Norwegian Rat

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

The Witches & Wraiths Of Instagram : Vilmeidr

Long-term readers of Wyrd Words & Effigies will be only too aware of my attachment to Norway and its landscapes. So, it is an absolute honour to bring to you the extraordinarily beautiful photographic works of Vilmeidr. Whenever I find myself on his page, a sense of calm washes over me, banishing any fury or… Continue reading The Witches & Wraiths Of Instagram : Vilmeidr