The Squirrel Edda Blog

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Squirrels Grow Restless

I went for my Sunday walk and found two more black squirrels rummaging for food. They are now competing with the fox squirrels for resources. I’m sure there will be many battles to come....

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The Many Shapes & Sizes of the Norns

I find the Norns to be a interesting faction within the ancient Scandinavian belief system. As a follower of the Ásatrú religion I’m always excited when I find new books which help me further...

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Omens of War (Odin’s Advice)

I have finished rereading the Poetic Edda and found some interesting advice in the Reginsmal poem. In this story King Sigurth asks Battle-Stirrer (a.k.a. Odin in disguise) if there are any positive omens to...

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Rules For Interacting With The Alfar

December 31st is the Icelandic holiday where people celebrate alfar migration. This is the day where the hidden folk abandon their homes and go in search for new residence. Allegedly if you spend the...

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Goddess Frigga (Freyja)

This page contains my research notes dedicated to the All-Mother (Frigga), also know as Odin’s wife, and queen to the Æsir gods. The following notes are for my own personal reference but are free to...