This is a new podcast my wife and I will be making over the next few months. If you want to hear more, please search for the Myth Mountain podcast on your favourite platform and subscribe. You can find us on Spotify here. This podcast explores many of the ideas behind the Myth Mountain programmeContinue reading “Myth Mountain Podcast”
There have been several decades of speculation about the relationship between these two mysterious mythic mothers who both founded divine lineages in Celtic myth. But what is their relationship? Are they the same or different? You can also listen to this episode as a podcast here.
The answer may not be what you think . . . I also respond to a question about the apparent difference between myth and folklore. This is an edited version of a talk I gave for Druids Down Under. You can also listen as a podcast here. If you want to learn more about Taliesin’sContinue reading “Is Taliesin a god?”
Gyfeillion, I’ll be playing few gigs in Welsh venues over the coming months to launch the book. You would be very welcome to come along. Most of these events are free but they’re all ticketed, so make sure you sign up before you come. To learn more about the book, or to purchase a copy,Continue reading “Book Launch Tour”
What questions should we ask when investigating Celtic myths? There are plenty we could ask, but I’ve tried to hone it down to three eternally fruitful questions. You can listen to this episode as a podcast here. I’ll talk through these three questions on the courses this coming season, and introduce you to the manyContinue reading “Eternally Fruitful Questions”
There’s not many folks who end up in my line of work, and I often reflect on how I’ve ended up here, why I’m still following the path of Celtic myth. It all began with Taliesin, and I have a very distinct set of memories from my youth about those first tentative steps. This videoContinue reading “Taliesin Origins (my own and his)”
Do books on modern paganism have a translation problem when it comes to Celtic sources? A discussion with Kris Hughes on an important subject. Or listen to this episode as a podcast:
An end of term message for you all, including news on what’s coming up in September.
What would a 5th branch of the Mabinogi look like? By following the recurring themes of The Four Branches of the Mabinogi, is there a way of guessing what a 5th branch would contain? Here’s a short lecture I gave a few years back at the Aberystwyth Storytelling Festival:
I was fortunate enough to be invited by Whitney McKnight to talk on her podcast Docu-mental. It’s slightly different to things I usually talk about, we follow a political strand of thought, but still myth centred. You can listen by clicking here. Note: I start out by saying my family moved to the North West,Continue reading “Docu-mental Interview”