Obscure Tales: Lugh, High King of Ireland

"On northern islands of the earth there were tribes of the goddess Danu and there they comprehended knowledge, magic, knowledge of druids, charms and other secrets. In four cities they comprehended knowledge, secret knowledge, devil craft - Faliase and Goriase, Muriase and Findiase. From Falias they brought Lia Fal that was then in Tara. He … Continue reading Obscure Tales: Lugh, High King of Ireland

#Art of Fantasy 100: Mythology Through New Eyes

To celebrate the 100th episode of #Art of Fantasy I thought we'd celebrate the origin of fantasy. And because "#Art of Fantasy" focusses on art, it makes sense then to approach it from that angle. So, today we look at ancient folklore and mythology through the eyes of contemporary artists. Instead of the usual gods … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 100: Mythology Through New Eyes

The Morrígan: Some Historical Context

I like to play with mythology in my stories. To compare them and mix them and really dig into the histories of ancient civilizations from across our little world. You find interesting stories. Stories of old gods who had to destroy even older gods because they didn't like being told what to do or because … Continue reading The Morrígan: Some Historical Context