Mediations on Hávamál 10-14

10. Byrði betri berr-at maðr brautu at en sé mannvit mikit; auði betra þykkir þat í ókunnum stað; slíkt er válaðs vera. 11. Byrði betri berr-at maðr brautu at en sé mannvit mikit; vegnest verra vegr-a hann velli at en sé ofdrykkja öls. 12. Er-a svá gótt sem gótt kveða öl alda sona, því at…

Tuesday’s Overlooked A/V: Penda’s Fen

Big birthday wishes to my li’l brother, Bertie. He wouldn’t want me posting a picture that was not pre-approved or artfully touched up, so I will refrain from posting that pouty school photo from when he was about seven… Much as I might be tempted. Today’s overlooked A/V owes a big thanks to Mr B,…

Know-vember: Byron Ballard

Yes, it’s your Village Witch, the Appalachian wise woman, Ms Ballard. We first met at the witchcraft conference at Harvard and managed to keep up with one another ever since. I’m hoping Byron will be able to manage a trip over here while I’m in Ireland. Should be wonderful to have her in the land…

Reviewed: PELZMANTEL

The Pagan and The Pen has reviewed Pelzmantel. I’m pleased they liked it enough to give it four tarot cards, too. I recommended my editor send a copy there because I know their sensibilities are in sync with mine and they gave such a nice review of Unikirja, too. From their review: K. A. Laity…

Publication: A Case of Dead Faces

I’m usually quick to post links to my publications — after all selling books is part of the game. But I’ve been dragging my feet on this one, because I have to admit that I don’t like the cover at all. The anthology was edited by Kerry Morgan over at Pagan Imagination. I haven’t had…

Publication: Talking to Goddess

My sonnet for the goddess Kali makes another appearance, this time in a collection gathered by D’vorah Grenn of The Lilith Institute, called Talking to Goddess. The book is available in both print and digital formats, so you can decide which you need. I seem to recall that this came about in conjunction with the…