Heathenism article – 2nd

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Heathenism article - 2nd At last, my article about "heathenism' (or paganism, whatever you call it), is published online. Since the first draft a lot of content has changed, not least because of the valuable input of Thorsten Ostwaldt (theologian)…

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Heathenism article

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My German article with the simple title "Paganism" is completed. The first version was proofread by several volunteering people and corrections and additions were made to aspects of theological and scientific-religious kind. Then other volunteers checked it for spelling and…

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New Galleries

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The picture galleries at this site are divided in two groups; there are the scans and there are the photos I made. Quite a few galleries were added over the last few days. New in the 1st group are: scans…

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Myths and Folktales

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In the menu above, some to the right, you'll have the item Podcasts. Putting the mouse on it, you get in English "Myths and Folktales", if you switch language, you'll get that in German or Dutch. Clicking on it, you…

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Sarmatian – Germanics article published

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Again a small project has come to an end. It is quite a long article about the possible influence the steppe peoples of the Sarmatians could have had on Germanic peoples. It discusses the cultural influence and also a genetic…

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The Story of the Frisian Pidder Lüng and the Kale Revenge

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The following story is based on the ballad "Pidder Lüng" by the German poet Detlev von Liliencron (1844–1909), but the content is not entirely identical. The story probably is to be situated in the 15th century when Schleswig-Holstein and therefore…

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The treasure in the Dreieich (Three-Oaks)

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The nightwatchman of Götzenhain, today a district of the German town of Dreieich, once did his duty at All Saints' Day. When the twelfth hour dawned, he was patrolling at the edge of the village. There he paused to call…

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A short progress report

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The new notebook, badly needed, came, and is meanwhile setup, configured and ready for use. Because it will mostly used while I am 'on the road', I felt it necessary to built in some tricky securities; except for BIOS and…

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Lienden – Roman Coins

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A short note I wrote down two years ago - time for its publication. :-) At the village Lienden, northwest of the Dutch city of Nijmegen, at previous Batavian territory, many gold coins were found, Roman Solidi from Late Antiquity.…

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What is Astrology?

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On January 16, I was again at the Eldaring regulars' table for the Rhine-Main area and the Taunus. This time the focus was on astrology. Ms. Hannelore Goos gave a lecture entitled "What is Astrology?". A lecture that was understandable…

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Eldaring regulars’ table

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At January 16, 2020, I joined again "Fafnir's Hort", the "Eldaring" regulars' table of the Rhein-Main-Taunus Group. (The "Eldaring" is Germany's biggest Organization of Germanic heathens). This event takes place every month, unfortunately I can't take part every time. The…

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A Goddess Barbet?

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Quite awhile ago someone called me in a chat at Facebook with a request for some information about a specific goddess….. The written conversation went about like this: SHE: Yesterday I was reading in a book about goddesses and there…

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Autographing and packing

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Now and then people order one of my books from me and as long as I have some in stock, those orders are processed. Actually, the paper work and the financial aspect is done by my wife, and I only…

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Gray Tones

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In 2019 my books “Goddess Holle” and “Germanic Magic” were published. From the books published before, I’ve recently withdrawn the permission for the ‘international release’ of the two-volume work “Gods of the Germanic Peoples” and “Wild Hunt and Furious Host”. This does not mean, they are not available anymore

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Heathen Yule Market

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Back home from the “Heathen Yule Market” which took place on 7 and 8 December 2019 in the village of “Groß Meckelsen” (part of the municipality Sittensen in the district Rotenburg an der Wümme. The municipality is located in the north of the German federal state of Lower Saxony. The nearest bigger cities are Zeven about 13 km west, Buxtehude about

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