Tag: Sweden

Independent People

Townsfolk have no conception of the peace that mother nature bestows, and as long as that peace is unfound the spirit must seek to quench its thirst with…

The Battle of Landskrona

The Battle of Landskrona was fought on the Ylleshed moor, outside the town of Landskrona, in southern Sweden on July 14, 1677, between Sweden and Denmark. The War…

And perhaps, one day…

…and the Goddess was forgotten. Or so I was convinced for many years. Until at last I realized the Goddess had survived. She had not been destroyed, but…

Ales Stenar

Above the harbour of the old fishing village of Kåseberga, Skåne, southern Sweden, is Ales Stenar (Ales stones). An awe-inspiring Swedish Stonehenge. According to Scanian folklore, a legendary…

Mors Certa – Hora incerta

O NIGHT! the very mother of us all, For from thy hollow womb we children came, A little space to flicker as a flame, And then within thy…

Heresy

When Botulf kneeled in front of the priest, the priest asked him: “Well, Botulf, now I am sure that you believe that the bread is the body of…

The Journey to Blåkulla

The Hag is astride,   This night for to ride; The Devill and shee together: Through thick, and through thin, Now out, and then in, Though ne’r so…

Horologium mirabile Lundense – The Astronomical Clock

“I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly…