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

1349 : A Short Story

I would like to invite you to read a short story of mine. It takes place in the year 1349 when the plague arrived in Norway. Please excuse the formatting. WordPress doesn't seem to like short stories... 1349 Katie Metcalfe They say Pesta arrived on a boat transporting wool from England. Everyone on board was… Continue reading 1349 : A Short Story

Interview : Waltkvlten

The work of German artist Knechter harks back to a different time, when the loudest sound on the hillside was cowbells, rather than the sizzling currents emitting from sky high pylons. The subjects and themes of his work speak to me on multiple levels, and I find myself returning to lose myself in his creations… Continue reading Interview : Waltkvlten

Interview : Heathen Harnow

I’ve been following the work of Swedish artist Heathen Harnow for quite some time now, and am regularly bowled over by the way in which his work clings to my consciousness for days after first setting my eyes on it. My body is in England, but my soul is in Scandinavia, and for me, his… Continue reading Interview : Heathen Harnow

Theodor Kittelsen Worship

I was in Newcastle the other night for a gig at the Northumberland Arms when I got talking to Keith Stewart, a bloke so passionate about the work of Norwegian artist  Theodor Kittelsen, that he decided to have some of the great man’s creations tattooed onto his arm. Keith currently has half an arm’s worth… Continue reading Theodor Kittelsen Worship