Changelings – fairy children exchanged for human infants – are part of several folk traditions across Europe. In Wales, theyContinue reading “Tylwyth Teg, Taliesin and Reincarnation”
A quick look at how this old Welsh word was used in its earliest contexts.
The Book of Taliesin is one of the great treasures of Welsh culture, but who wrote it? In truth, it’sContinue reading “Who wrote The Book of Taliesin?”
Most Celtic scholars would rightly point out that the correct answer to this question is an emphatic no. Yet thereContinue reading “Was Taliesin a druid?”
The Book of Taliesin is one of the primary medieval sources for the Taliesin myth. But what does it actuallyContinue reading “What is The Book of Taliesin?”
Hope you’re well during these difficult times. If you’re self-isolating, perhaps this video can pass the time a little forContinue reading “Where did Ceridwen Chase Gwion Bach?”
Outlining the similarities between the Welsh Tale of Taliesin and the Irish story of Fionn Mac Cumhaill, in particular theContinue reading “Celtic Magical Elixirs”
A short discussion on Taliesin’s potential to transform his patron through the bardic power of myth!
In this talk, I take a look at the role of awen in creating symbolic reality and give an outlineContinue reading “Awen, symbol and cauldron”
An interview I did in December 2019 with Sharon Blackie, author of If Women Rose Rooted, for her podcast ThisContinue reading “This Mythic Life”