Poem: Swimming

Video link: https://youtu.be/Y8mHLlF0bMo Preamble: come to Fortellerfestivalen at Hellviktangen Kunstkafé on Nesodden this Sunday 25/09/22 for more poetry, harp music, and plenty of other free and family friendly performances (the others are in Norwegian, mine is in English). More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/811618873201304/ _____________________________________________________ Icy slivers of water pierce your skin Winds howl in your mind Waves…

Book review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

4/5 stars Audible version, narrated by Neil Gaiman. Those of you who have been following my blog/reviews will know that I’m a big fan of Neil Gaiman, and also having a love of mythology this was a no-brainer. Additionally, any fans of Gaiman will know that he’s drawn a lot of inspiration from mythology in…

Book review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

5/5 stars. Audible version, narrated by Neil Gaiman. UPDATE: I forgot to mention (this is the disadvantage of reviewing books weeks after the fact) that each chapter is introduced with a bit of Camille Saint-Saëns’s Dance Macabre, which is a wonderful piece of music and really helps set the tone of the story. It took…