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.
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”
An end of term message for you all, including news on what’s coming up in September.
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”
The Welsh word mabinogi means something like ‘tales of youthful exploits’, or perhaps even ‘tales for the youth’. Either way, even though it’s not a common word, it was the name given to the Welsh prose classic The Four Branches of the Mabinogi. It has long been acknowledged that The Mabinogi, first written down aroundContinue reading “The Mabinogi Challenge”
A series of live lectures via Zoom beginning 16th November, every Tuesday at 8pm UK Time. The Native Tales of the Mabinogion, these being The Dream of the Emperor Maxen, Lludd and Llefelys, How Culhwch won Olwen and Rhonabwy’s Dream, are a mixture of oral and written, Arthurian and pseudo-historical tales that form a significantContinue reading “The Native Tales”