5 very queer Norse stories

An interesting article from PinkNews: https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2022/05/07/viking-norse-gods-lgbtq/ I’m particularly obsessed with this beautiful illustration of Thor:

Knowing Freya. Part 6: Animals

The old Norse religion, as well as much of modern Heathenry, could be quite accurately described as shamanistic. As such, it shares many components that are common in shamanistic spirituality. One of these is the belief in guiding animal spirits and power animals. The fylja, for example, is a personal guiding spirit which takes theFortsätt läsa ”Knowing Freya. Part 6: Animals”

Finally found some cup marks

In a museum. Still was interesting to see them in real life. They can be seen at the Museum of Gothenburg, where there is also an impressive Viking Age exhibit: If you ever find yourself in this beautiful city, I can highly recommend making a visit to the Museum of Gothenburg. There are artifacts fromFortsätt läsa ”Finally found some cup marks”

1500 years old gold treasure found in Denmark

And a depiction on one of the artefacts could very well be Odin: https://www.thearchaeologist.org/blog/unique-golden-treasure-found-in-denmark-one-of-the-richest-treasures-in-danish-history

A Game of Runes and Magic

If I’m not at work, writing, reading or hanging out with loved ones then you can probably find me playing video games. My favourite ones are mostly 90s retro games for the SNES, PS1 and Sega Megadrive but I occasionally play more modern ones. I wasn’t planning to write posts on video games as IFortsätt läsa ”A Game of Runes and Magic”

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