Advice from Odin, I: Drinking

This advice is always good to follow, but I tend to share it the most around New Year's (for fairly obvious reasons). That said, whether it is that time of year or not, allow me to share some of Odin's warnings and advice about drinking. After all, we should all drink responsibly. Besides, I don't …

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Concerning Overworking

As busy as the Master Builder burdening Svadilfari with stone,[1] the book-grove dweller,[2] the brain-gilder,[3] will one day reduce to weary bone. Hurry to Heimdall’s[4] peaceful mead-hall, to Himinbjorg,[5] when giant’s wind[6] howls in the brow-fortress;[7] to Baldur’s[8] hall, fair Breidablik,[9] when mind-trouble prowls. Notes: 1 | These first two lines refer to a story …

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The Old Norse-Icelandic Calendar

This blog post will teach you how to tell time like a Viking! Well....not exactly. First of all, not all Scandinavians were Vikings, but that's a conversation for another post (like this one). Secondly, the information that we actually do have about the Norse calendar comes from medieval Icelandic sources, hence why I constantly add …

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Lore Tome: Tyr

Come by the fire, my good friends, for I'd like to share a Lore Tome with you all! This one is about Tyr, and here you shall find links to useful texts, as well as information regarding relative chapters and passages. You may seek out the texts yourselves, but I have also decided to provide …

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Lore Tome: Baldr

Come by the fire, my good friends, for I'd like to share a Lore Tome with you all! This one is about Baldr, and here you shall find links to useful texts, as well as information regarding relative chapters and passages. You may seek out the texts yourselves, but I have also decided to provide …

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Lore Tome: Loki

Come by the fire, my good friends, for I'd like to share a Lore Tome with you all! This one is about Loki, and here you shall find links to useful texts, as well as information regarding relative chapters and passages. You may seek out the texts yourselves, but I have also decided to provide …

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Lore Tome: Freyr

You have stumbled upon the part of my Hall that is dedicated to storing primary resources for the Norse God Freyr (ON: Freyr)! Here you shall find links to useful texts, as well as information to the relative chapters and passages that concern him. These resources are meant for research, but are also suitable for …

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