Support The Dark Arts

October is literally panting on the doorstep and clawing to be let in...and are you ready for it? How about investing in a dark, and obscure tote bag ready to stuff with Halloween goodness...as well as the bread, milk and sugar? And a spiral notebook to carry in your bag at all times, ready for… Continue reading Support The Dark Arts

Yuletide At Wyrd Words & Effigies : Katie Metcalfe Photography Gift List

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I'd been pushing hard with my photography, which included the launch of a new website and now, the weekly release of a new series of recent and unseen photographs. I launched the first collection last Sunday and am making preparations for this Sunday's release. Today I lowered the… Continue reading Yuletide At Wyrd Words & Effigies : Katie Metcalfe Photography Gift List

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

Interview : Christine Linde Of Tomarum

To come across the work of Christine Linde/Tomarum was an absolute joy. Inspired by two of my favourite artists Theodor Kitteslsen and John Bauer, Linde creates deeply atmospheric folk art. Her work enables the observer to dip out of the human world for a time, and individually connect with what lies beyond. I'm delighted and… Continue reading Interview : Christine Linde Of Tomarum