Feral Words

Author blog of William A. Young; journeys through the mythology of the northern fringes of Europe

Monthly Archives: November, 2014

The Endless Knot- Edinburgh’s Forgotten Celtic Art

Edinburgh is a place for secret things. The city feels like a labyrinth; a maze of tangled stone in which the works of generations hide themselves. They pile up, layer … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 5 Comments

God is an Artist- the Canyon Country of Northeast Iceland

There is in the northeast of Iceland a canyon, that cuts through a landscape of vari-coloured hills and enormous, surreal rock formations. It contains walls of basalt columns, a desert … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Otherworlds #1 – The Son of the Dead Woman

It started with a book. I found it while returning from a trip to the peninsula of Knoydart on the northwest coast, where David HineĀ and I had spent a week … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · 4 Comments