Even through the sea mist, looking out over Tràigh Ghearadha, I feel sure I can see North Rona; Before this place, it was a light along the Whale-Road, out of the world Silence, autonomy: where no tyrants enforce a safeness, nor punish the opaque. Hazel branches, fallen fortuitously into the silver bucket Look like a crown, or a vortex. Around my wrist, I wear the black and blue crucifix Woven for me by Lady Anne all those abyssal years ago: […]
The writer, artist and Old Norse philologist Eirik Storesund has included Sjóraust IV in his fascinating new podcast, which explores the supernatural isles of Northern Europe. Please listen here.
And you and I, left on our knees, in the church night beneath the trees Illustration: Untitled (1985). Music: a demo of ‘Evensong’ (music by Richard Moult; words by W. Ripley)
Swaermian (from the album ‘Ethe’) is to be played tonight on BBC 3’s Late Junction. The programme begins at 23.00hrs and will be available on iPlayer shortly after broadcast. Details here
I am delighted to announce that the esoteric music label Zazen Sounds are releasing Chamber Music Vols 1 & 2 on CD, in a beautifully designed digipack format. There is also a special package available which includes their Zazen Sounds magazine and the two CDs, together with handmade incense. Orders are now open – please visit the link above for further details.