Category Archives: Mythology

Keys to Heaven?

* Are they trying to tell us something, these Skalds? For one thing, Asgard’s wall never gets finished… * There is an old saying in Albion, relating to the Key to a Door… * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Wild Hunt…

* Loki’s apparently innocuous parting statement, “He will even take you into the land of the dead and back out again.” could be read as instigating an infamous legend. * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Sleipnir…

* The next morning when the horseman led Svadilfari to the stone quarry he knew that the wall of Asgard would be completed on time and that the Goddess Freyja was to be his. * He took to humming a … Continue reading

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Shape-Changer…

* Three days shy of summer Asgard’s wall was all but complete. Only the gateway remained to be built. * The panic stricken Gods and Goddesses hunkered around the looming wall like moths drawn to a living flame. * Continue … Continue reading

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Svadilfari…

* Long before the Shining One arced into sky, our horseman had already started work. * With net and horse, he found an old stone quarry and began to heave the massive stone slabs, which lay all about, into his … Continue reading

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Freyja…

* … When Freyja realised the horseman’s proposition was being taken seriously, by the Gods, she wept tears of gold. * …”Let’s not be so hasty,” said Loki, “suppose, instead of eighteen months, we give the horseman six months to … Continue reading

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The Sly One…

* …”Not possible,” cried Odin, “and there’s an end to it!” * A thin, reedy voice rose out of the continuing furore, “To every idea, its merits.” * It was Loki, son of the Giant Farbaut, “Wouldn’t it be rather … Continue reading

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Asgard’s Wall…

During the conflict between Aesir and Vanir, Asgard’s wall was reduced to rubble. * The Gods were keen to see it rebuilt, but none could be found to undertake such a toilsome task. * Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Realisations…

* There are an infinite number of directions in time as well as in space. * They are psychologically traversable just as the body moves at will through space. * All possible individual and collective histories can be realised. * … Continue reading

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Asgard…

* …Suttung saw Odin at once. He uttered a spell known only to those who have tasted the mead, and one eagle pursued another across a dark sky… * The Aesir and Vanir set out vats and jars, laying them … Continue reading

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