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[Music] Skyrim – Song of the Dragonborn

  Jusr sharing some Dragonborn epic… 😀 *conducts imaginary orchestra*

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The difference between say and do (long-ass article)

We often perceive the people we meet through what they say, especially online, when there’s no direct interaction possible than talking either by typing or video chat. Because I live on the internet for over twenty years now I got … Continue reading

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Things I put my close friends through:

A list… – excessive finger biting (theirs) – penis jokes – indicating big bewbs on other girls (admiringly. but still childish.) – Too much food. – Too much fatty food. – Stealing their fatty food every. single. time. – spamming … Continue reading

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The Nine Noble Virtues

I came to think about these during the last few days, the nine noble virtues of the asatru belief. For me, these terms represent an ideal I try to achieve, although I do not belong to any organisation (like Odinic … Continue reading

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“You’re no real viking!!11111”

A few weeks ago some kiddo wrote me that he hates to break it to me, but I cannot be a viking because I don’t go raiding with my ship and I (usually) don’t kill people to snatch their belongings. … Continue reading

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[Music] Beethoven ^-^

Just in case you need to listen to an epic version of Beethoven’s songs, here you go 😀 Created by Hidden Citizens

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The on-fleek-pagan make-up :D

I love playing with make-up! Which may be one of the reasons why I look differently in almost every photo 😀 But although I’m an alternative girl I strive to practice my skills, watch youtube tutorials and lurk around in … Continue reading

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Results! :D

Yesterday was quite exhausting, but I still took the time to edit some of my pictures 😀 Here’s my favorite so far. I literally slept like a stone, but I’m already full of ideas what to do next. Since my … Continue reading

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[Music] Blackmore’s Night – The Circle

Just sharing this piece of music which always relaxes me 🙂 which is very welcome after a hard day of walking around on a beautiful medieval market I attended, taking loads of photos and having a little photoshoot in a … Continue reading

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A history of magic

In January 2015 I visited the Harry Potter exhibition in Cologne but I never shared the photos I took properly. And since I found them today on my backup harddrive I decided this might be the perfect time to let … Continue reading

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Ostara blessings ^^

It’s spring equinox and the sun is bathing everything in a beautiful shimmering, glistening and sparkling! What a beautiful day 🙂 So while I had an unfavorable encounter with one of my suppliers I came to the conclusion that I … Continue reading

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[Music] Garmarna – Herr Mannelig

One of my favorite interpretations of the song! 🙂   Lyrics: Bittida en morgon, innan solen upprann, Innan foglarna började sjunga, Bergatrollet friade till fager ungersven. Hon hade en falskeliger tunga: Herr Mannelig, herr Mannelig, trolofven I mig. För det … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly fur-wearing

And just when you thought this topic already got discussed so many times that nobody wants to hear about it anymore the internet soldiers of hate-posting arise yet again to write their bloody fingers off… “Whaddaya talkin about?!” Simply put: … Continue reading

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[Music] Omnia – Suck my flute

A new song by Omnia! While the melodie is well-known from their song “Fee Ra Huri” from the album “Musick and Poëtree”  (with parts from “Richard Parker’s Fancy” – Album: Alive; “Saltatio Vita – Album: WolfLove; “Kokopelli” – Album: Earth … Continue reading

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Tarot – How I got started

Don’t get me wrong – I’m no expert in divination and I probably never will be. But when I got started in working with tarot cards I would have loved to read about other people’s experiences without them going on … Continue reading

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Contact juggling

Yay! It’s my birthday next month so I decided I want to learn something new and treat me with a beautiful gift aswell (which kind of fits in like a crystal ball :D)! I ordered my first acrylic contact juggling … Continue reading

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[Music] Peter Gundry – Víðbláinn

  It was some years ago when I stumbled across this composer named Peter Gundry and his amazing collection of wild and beautiful music! That’s what you hear in the background of my dwelling almost all the time. Archaic music … Continue reading

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[Music] Kalevala

  And because one song is never enough … this here 😀 By Antti Martikainen.

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[Music] Blackmore’s Night – Under a violet moon

  As you might imagine I love Blackmore’s Night 😀 And when I began getting more into witchcraft, folk tales and all sorts of magical stuff they were very influencial on me. Especially Candice Night’s voice caught me instantly and … Continue reading

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[Video] Knife-making

  Honestly, this is so satisfying to watch 😀

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Me goes Twitch \o/

At least I’m planning to 😉 Of course I ended up getting Skyrim and while browsing through my massive pile of shame I thought I could do a little bit of streaming later this spring. I can’t say at which … Continue reading

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The struggle is real: Skyrim

The last weeks I felt the urge to buy a new game: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim But here’s the thing: I already got some games I love to play and I’ve always a lot of stuff to do, a … Continue reading

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[Music] Spiral Rhythm – I am pagan

Now that’s an old one (13 years!) but when I first came across this song I loved it instantly! Maybe some will find it tacky but as always I don’t care as long as I like it 😉    

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[Crafty] Cat hair knife

That’s a crazy one! Being a sibling of two cats myself some good amounts of cat hair try to pile up in my home, especially with my boy Loki being a norwegian forest cat. I think the author of this … Continue reading

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The Joik

Joiking (or “yoiking”) is a form of singing, sung by the Sami people from the nordic countries. Technically it’s related to yodeling and a joik is used to evoke or portray certain places, people or animals. Researchers believe it’s the … Continue reading

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[Music] Emian – A Winter’s Tale / Satiro e la Ninfa

Just sharing this beautiful piece of music 🙂

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The Green Man – Vase

I was asked to make another vase and so I did! Some may know this depiction: It’s the green man who can be found in numerous gothic churches all around europe! He’s associated with the celts and mistle toes and … Continue reading

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How I make soup!

You take one big onion, cut it into pieces and throw it into a pot with some butter or oil, salt and pepper. While it’s heating up you take a celery root, peel it, cut it into pieces and throw … Continue reading

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[Music] Wardruna – Fehu

Boy, I haven’t listened to this in ages, at least it feels like it! Fehu is part of the album “Runaljöd – Yggdrasil” by Wardruna.   Spotify-Link:  

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All the planets :D

I know this palette is old but look at all these colors! *___* Since spring is coming and with it the new medieval market season I’m very excited to try these shadows out. This year I want to up my … Continue reading

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[Music] Jar – Hej na wzgórze

  I can’t speak polish for shit to be honest 😀 But I found this intriguing summer solstice-themed song and felt like sharing it 🙂 Lyrics/Translation:   Hej na wzgórze, na to wzgórze, nocel mała, kopiel moja Tam dziewczęta się … Continue reading

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[Inspirational Friday] Kandee Johnson

People who inspire me come from all sorts of places. I thought I might introduce them to you because maybe you get some inspirational kick out of their creations like me 🙂 The first of them is Kandee Johnson. She’s … Continue reading

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Feather Earrings

These beautiful feather earrings are now available in my shop! Just click on the pic or the following linknk at the end of the article 🙂 Did I already mention I love working with bronze clay? Because this is what … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones – Hand of the King

Projects like these are what I love most! I was asked if I could do the Hand of the King and I did 😀 Well it’s not done yet but I’m a bit further than what you can see in … Continue reading

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Lunula

An overview of different historic lunula pendants: Maybe I can make some of these in the future 🙂

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[Music] Kalevala – Nagryanuli

Just stumbled over this one via Facebook. Thought I had to share it because it’s awesome! 😀

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Some wicked wig adventures…

Not so wicked, only for the sake of the pun  😛 I have several wigs and I love them, as you might imagine. They enable me to change my type instantly and without the need of going to a hairdresser … Continue reading

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Runes

I doubt I can ever write enough about the runes. One can carve them, one can sing them, one can write them, one can tattoo them, one can use them as a writing system, one can try and predict the … Continue reading

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[Music] Hagalaz Runedance – Wake Skadi

  Although this song came out in 2000 (which was effing 18 years ago…! I’m old.) i still love to listen to it, and I think it’s my favorite from the whole album. In case you don’t know Hagalaz Runedance … Continue reading

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The costumes and me

As most of you might already know, at least when you follow my Instagram, I like to dress up in the craziest ways. It officially started when I decided over 15 years ago it’d be awesome to go on medieval … Continue reading

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Beard and hair beads <3

These glorious beads just went into my shop today! In case you’re addicted to any viking related social media page like I am you’ve certainly come across these beautiful beads people use to adorn their beards and manes with. And … Continue reading

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Viking Anime <3

Remember when I asked you to show me some viking anime goodness? Well, one of my friends actually showed me this trailer for the anime “The Great Adventure of Horus, Prince of the Sun” That title sounds somewhat egyptian, but … Continue reading

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[New] Huginn & Muninn earrings!

I just finished several pairs of these cute earrings! Huginn and Muninn are the two ravens of Odin. Huginn came from the old norse word “huga” – “to think”, the noun being “hugi” – “Thought, Sense”. Muninn belongs to the … Continue reading

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The Ulfberht Sword – Documentary

Late night documentary watching (and almond-eating 😀 )!   The history of the Ulfberht swords is quite interesting, it even got plagiarized with different variants of spelling the name “Ulfberht” which is embossed in the blade. Definitely recommend to watch … Continue reading

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I’m not dead! :D

Ah the new year has begun and I’m quite busy working, putting together one necklace after the other at the moment and getting way too less sleep 😀 But nevertheless I enjoy what I’m doing, especially because I re-discovered a … Continue reading

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Have a great one!

  I wish you all a merry christmas, a great yule celebration, an amazing solstice…  ! Be blessed!

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Am I a re-enactor?

I’d say no 😀 I do some crafting that has something to do with re-enactment and I definitely like the scientific aspects of my hobbies and my lifestyle so I do come in contact with experimental archaeology and such, but … Continue reading

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Gibbon vs. Tiger Cubs

  Well… what shall I say 😉 I guess something along the lines of “Do not humanize animals!” … but then again, we’re just monkeys in shoes ourselves 😛

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[Music] S.J. Tucker – Firebird’s Child

A little music recommendation :3 quite catchy! S.J. Tucker – Firebird’s Child Album: Blessings

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