november 2013

The Onset of Winter

This past few days have been very cold and frosty - so cold that I can no longer call it autumn and am forced to acknowledge the onset of winter. Don't get me wrong: I like winter, just not as muc...

November Forest

The only good thing about having these back problems and thus not working at the moment, is that I get to go for lovely short walks in the forest every day! Since I have to make sure the walk is no...

Kinvara and Dunguaire Castle - Ireland part 4

This was one of the clearest, sunniest days I've had in Ireland, and certainly the windiest as we got on yet another bus, this time to the village of Kinvara south of Galway and its local castle, D...

Samhain~Halloween 2013

The day before yesterday was, as you probably all know, Halloween or as it is usually called in pagan terms, Samhain, which is the Irish name. In many cultures around the world, this is the night w...
Branna Laurelin

Branna Laurelin

26, Drammen

I have a great love for all things fantastical, fairytale-ish. Irish, Celtic and Norse. My biggest passion is playing the harp, but I also love playing my tin whistles/flute and making fantasy jewellery. I have a Bachelor's degree in the Irish language (also covering Celtic civilization, literature and mythology) from the University of Oslo, which I am very proud of even if I can't use it for anything career-wise. This blog is all about the things I like and involve myself in, and hopefully I may be of some inspiration to others.