Listen to Streets of Valhalla! Now on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/artist/44s92cZZvKkAuLIOVcdubB Enjoy! Andrea Dean Van ScoyocCeltic, Viking and Fantasy musician, artist and Wise Woman, Andy Van Scoyoc is a cornucopia of creativity.   From Metal to Apocalyptic Doom, to Trance to Space Trash, Andy is constantly making new music, videos and engagingContinue Reading

Enjoy this excerpt from my Dark Romantic Fantasy series, The Birthrite which is set to be rereleased in January of 2022! PART 1: HECTOR’S CAVE June 20, 1844 Tuxpan, Mexico The serenity of early evening surrounded Hector as he walked along the shore. He reveled in the ocean’s tide swallowingContinue Reading

TA: First, for those unfamiliar with your work, tell a little about yourself and what it is you do. JL: I’m Julian and I’m a small business owner who makes a variety of handmade items, typically with a magical, nature-inspired, gothic, or vintage aesthetic. I started out primarily making blank journalsContinue Reading

Happy Samhain, Happy New Year, Happy Halloween! Randi ThorneauRandi Thorneau loves to write product reviews. Reach out to her through the main submissions email for Celtic Nations Magazine – celticnationsmagazine@gmail.comContinue Reading

A rousing battle cry for all Valkyries, Shield Maidens and Warriors of the Goddess!

Sharpen your swords and don your shields…

On To Glory!

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Enjoy this short musical track. Andrea Dean Van ScoyocCeltic, Viking and Fantasy musician, artist and Wise Woman, Andy Van Scoyoc is a cornucopia of creativity.   From Metal to Apocalyptic Doom, to Trance to Space Trash, Andy is constantly making new music, videos and engaging in some sort of fantasticalContinue Reading

I’ve had the pleasure of meeting some amazing musicians and artists, both online and in person and one such artist is Christine Weir, or “Chris the Celt” on Instagram. Since we connected on IG, I started listening to some of her music and it is definitely worth checking out. ReadContinue Reading

On Labor Day Weekend, I attended Fort Henry Days in Wheeling, West Virginia. While there, I performed with the music group The Wayward Companions, sat in with the Celtic folk music band Gallowglass, and was part of the 18th century encampment! And of course at these events, there are manyContinue Reading

This past summer, I featured The Darkeyed Musician and her album Illumina on my livestream The Tavern and also here on the Bonfires, Castles, and Time Travel. Through interviewing her, I discovered Timo Paakkonen of Grimwater Music, who also happened to produce her album! I ended up checking out hisContinue Reading

We each have an interesting life story to tell, whether or not we think we do. I haven’t always appreciated my unique and interesting life, but I do have quite a story to tell… even though I’ll tell you I’m nothing special. I was training for the Olympics in gymnasticsContinue Reading

For quite some time, I’ve been into a more primal and holistic form of health and beauty. So when I discovered Jenna Caprice of The White Witch Parlour on YouTube, I was immediately hooked on her delivery of information and philosophy on life and the world. Therefore, you can onlyContinue Reading

Team work was needed in ancient times as it is today: Whether it be exploring new lands, keeping a longship crew in sync or facing enemies in a shield wall! Family team work was required to develop this interesting, new release children’s book…   I’M A VIKING KID – PoemsContinue Reading

Velda hi-jacked the “Mangy Mutt” longboat from Rollo, but didn’t approve of the name. The only way to change a Viking ship name is to get a little girl to pee in the bilge! Wait… What? Velda the Awesomest Viking: and the Voyage of Deadly Doom, really lives up toContinue Reading