Inclusive Heathen podcast containing a healthy dose of geekery, a fair bit of cake and a hint of queer, by Suzanne Martin, the Gytha in Jeans, and a Coffee-Powered Druid called Kate Coldwind.

Welcome around the virtual campfire!

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

In this third short episode, Kate and Suzanne talk with Frigga, a Heathen from the Netherlands about her heathenry.

Het Rad: Het Rad – Germaans Heidendom – Runen -Seidr
Flame of Frith https://www.facebook.com/groups/flameoffrith/

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

Between a broken beer tap and a kalestorm, Kate and I spoke to Fenja around the virtual campfire to talk a little about her heathenry as a heathen living in Taiwan.

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

A brand new mini series to coincide with the traditional dates of the Jorvik Viking Festival 2022.  Talking with guests around the virtual campfire about what they understand as #MyHeathenry.  In this first episode, we talk with Ashleah Hudson about osteomancy and ancestor veneration in her faith practice.

Throwing the Bones: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/54829082-throwing-the-bones 

Ashleah's website: https://ashleah2.wixsite.com/mysticalawakenings-1 

Episode 124 – Family, Ancestors, and Community.

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Spiny Norman: https://montypython.fandom.com/wiki/Spiny_Norman

Pauses for audience applause – Bluebottle, The Goon Show.

 

Got a bit of an echo on this episode, not sure where from. Hopefully it’s not too bad.

 

How to find us online

Episode 123 – Rune Spotlight Haglaz (of fish and chips)

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Clicking for appreciation: In poetry circles - as well as other spoken-word contexts, including some academic presentations - it's convention to click or snap one's fingers rather than clapping hands. It's a quieter way to show appreciation, and it doesn't overwhelm the performer's delivery demanding a pause or other break in the flow.

"Why don't you share?" and "I'm sorry, Laura - I don't understand the question" - lines from TV series 'Humans': https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4122068/

Rubber bushings - They're a component in cars, and Kate had been playing Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 pretty intensively for a few days. I'd link it but I (hi, Kate writing the notes today) can't see any usefully descriptive site that isn't just a straight-up purchase page, and we're not here to sell stuff to you.

Esperanto - a constructed language originally formulated in 1887, intended for use as a global auxiliary language: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto

"Whaaaaaa...?" - Shocko the Elf, from animated TV series Disenchantment: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5363918/

Arnold Rimmer learning Esperanto - from 'Red Dwarf':

"Open Charlie tunnel" - Eddie Izzard, a two-part bit on stand-up show 'Unrepeatable'; establishing that purring is actually the sound of cats drilling (https://youtu.be/lnBtd-dOnUQ ) and later calling back with a reference to finding their drilling equipment (https://youtu.be/2zqlykUPaNc ).

"Have a gorilla" / "Have one of my monkeys, they're milder" / "I only smoke baboons" / "Baboon Show!" - several of a vast number of running gags in 1950s BBC radio comedy 'The Goon Show' - many of which gags the good burghers of Wikipedia have assembled here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Goon_Show_running_jokes

"I wrote it down on a piece of paper" - an epic Goon Show sketch featuring regular characters Eccles and Bluebottle discussing timekeeping: https://youtu.be/ctM_Rvgjfpo (remember it was a radio show - the visuals were added by the person uploading it to YouTube)

Rune Poems: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rune_poem

The Oncoming Storm - a Dalek name for the Doctor, according to the Doctor (Doctor Who): https://youtu.be/6ThpkjDgdvY

"Do your worst." (The Count of Monte Cristo): https://youtu.be/pf3xp0z4Cf8

"Death smiles at us all - all a man can do is smile back" - Maximus, quoting Marcus Aurelius (Gladiator): https://youtu.be/_uSZl03zSXE

The original Ghostbusters was indeed released in 1984: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087332/

"And slowly, and surely, they drew their plans against us" - Richard Burton in 'The Eve of the War', from Jeff Wayne's 'War of the Worlds': https://youtu.be/Poii8JAbtng

Steven Spielberg's 'War of the Worlds' (2005): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0407304/

'I Am Legend' listing on doesthedogdie.com: https://www.doesthedogdie.com/media/24939

Schrodinger's Cat (quantum physics *thought experiment* - nobody's actually done it, Dawn, it's fine): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schr%C3%B6dinger%27s_cat

'Sliding Doors' (1998): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120148/

How to find us online

Romulan hair

 

Also, if you’re wondering about the title, it’s another Goon Show reference, this time to a brief exchange whereby one character is offered a drink and asks for “a glass of fish and chips”. See? A glass? Haglaz? Ha-glaz? GEDDIT you geddit of course you do. Anyway thanks for reading the notes, you’ve been a fantastic readership and it’s been a pleasure throwing links at you. See you next time.

Episode 122 – Sail Away

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Walrus Island / “this the sofa where Bean makes her sofa Gin” Disenchantment TV Series. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5363918/

Orinoco Flow – Enya. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTrk4X9ACtw We know: it’s going to get stuck in your head. You’re welcome.

Glastonbury Tor https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/glastonbury-tor

“Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair” Ozymanidas https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46565/ozymandias

Stingray TV Show https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057786/

The Muppet Movie – Fork in the Road https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-mGXLgGqkY

The Two Ronnies ‘Four Candles’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNTM9iM1eVw

Ant and Dec https://www.antanddec.com/

“Always choose the lesser of two weevils” Master and Commander: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAwIN8J3RAE

“Sail round and round the Isle of Wight until everyone gets dizzy and we go home” Blackadder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EfW9znJYjw

“I can’t help it, it’s so beautiful!” A Bugs Life 1998 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCT88fmW8uo

Pining for the Fjords - The Dead Parrot Sketch https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xoh8j

“Same thing we do every night, Pinky” Pinky and the Brain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGWKL-5ToD4

“Nor a drop to drink” Rime of the Ancient Mariner https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43997/the-rime-of-the-ancient-mariner-text-of-1834

The Draken https://www.drakenhh.com/

Everquest – crafting system in the first game was famously complex and required you to build each component before you assembled it into things you could use.

Sail fragments from Oseberg – showing that 2/2 twill was used: http://forest.gen.nz/Medieval/articles/Oseberg/textiles/TEXTILE.HTM

Wool sails: https://www.vikingeskibsmuseet.dk/en/professions/boatyard/experimental-archaeological-research/maritime-crafts/maritime-technology/wool-sailcloth

The Trousers of Time – Terry Pratchett: https://wiki.lspace.org/Trousers_of_Time

“The Gloomy Trousers of Uncle Vanye” The Fifth Elephant, Terry Pratchet https://www.lspace.org/books/apf/the-fifth-elephant.html

Two one twill, thanks for everything Julie Neumar – paraphrasing Too Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Neumar

The Skuldelev Ships: https://www.vikingeskibsmuseet.dk/en/visit-the-museum/exhibitions/the-five-viking-ships

 

An exploration of textiles and Viking sails: https://textileranger.com/2014/04/24/on-the-trail-of-sail-history-the-vikings/ and the follow up article here: https://textileranger.com/2016/07/31/following-up-on-viking-sails/

An exploration of a modern reconstruction Viking ship, and the sheep that made it possible: https://hakaimagazine.com/features/no-wool-no-vikings/

“We are Borg” from Star Trek: https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Assimilation

Independence Day 1996 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116629/

North Ronaldsay Sheep https://www.theorkneysheepfoundation.org.uk/the-sheep/

 

How to find us online

Episode 121- Finding Community

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Condensed ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ - ScaryDuck http://scaryduck.blogspot.com/2008/07/condensed-films-raiders-of-lost-ark.html

The Confederation of Heathen Kindreds (UK inclusive heathen kindred network) https://www.facebook.com/UKheathenkindreds/

How to find us online

Episode 120 Random Reel V The Reel Strikes Back

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Activate

Channelling Caesar

Creaky Chair

Flat Earth Return Ticket

Forgotten

Introductions and How to Do Them

Politics Music French

Range is Good

Sensitive Semtex

Spiders and Nuclear Reactors

Stagefright

Surprise John Hurt

Talking Music Covers

Turkey Impala

Unexpected Tickling

Vampire Brunette

Yawn

Yggdraville

 

Well…

Here we are. Here we all are. The fifth random reel of Frithcast… five years, you lovely trash panda darlings, you. Some of you have been with us for five whole years of episodes, and a change of virtual home to boot, some of you have listened to us for a little less, and for some, this may be your first experience of a random reel. If so, you’re in for a bit of something different.

Kate and I wanted to say a big thank you and big loves to all you lovely listeners around the world, you’re the reason that we’ve kept making episodes all this time, and the reason that we now have a Discord channel home for Frithcast including the virtual campfire channel.

So, here’s your random reel for this year, from us to you. We hope to see you around the virtual campfire soon.

 

Suzanne and Kate

Episode 119 Invisible Jotnar

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Innoruuk, God of Hate from Everquest:https://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/npc.html?id=1597

Marianas Trench: http://www.deepseachallenge.com/the-expedition/mariana-trench/

Gengis Cohen and the Silver Horde: https://wiki.lspace.org/Silver_Horde

Polyvagal Nerve Theory;https://ct.counseling.org/2016/06/polyvagal-theory-practice/

“Gondor calls for Aid!” Aragorn, Lord of the Rings.

The big red alarm button that brings the good cup of Jo: Monsters vs Aliens

Shawn of the Dead https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0365748/

The biggest flying beastie in Avatar:https://www.avatar.com/

River Tam https://firefly.fandom.com/wiki/River_Tam

The battered pizza thing from Operation – Annihilate!, Star Trek Original Series:https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Operation_--_Annihilate!_(episode)

Rincewind, from Discworld https://discworld.fandom.com/wiki/Rincewind

Mz Hyde, Halestorm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2OD-dV7j_I

 

Places that may help:

https://nopanic.org.uk

www.sane.org.uk

https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

https:giveusashout.org - mental health text support in the UK, free from most major networks

 

Free Apps to try:
Moodspace

SAM – self help for anxiety management

What’s Up?

Breathe2Relax

Happify

Smiling Mind

 

How to find us online

Episode 118 Rune Spotlight: A Thorny Issue

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Commander Calvin ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson, Star Trek https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Calvin_Hutchinson

Farscape - John and Scorpio - https://farscape.fandom.com/wiki/Scorpius and https://farscape.fandom.com/wiki/John_Crichton

BSG - Six and Baltar - https://en.battlestarwikiclone.org/wiki/Messengers

“Two spikes would be an extravagance” Blackadder series 2, ‘Beer’

‘Its a magical place’ Agent Phil Coulson, Agents of Shield

“I would like... to tell you a story” Narrator, Rocky Horror Picture Show

‘Murther She Wrote’ TV show (1984 – 1996) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086765/

F**king Baby F**king Shark - No. We're not providing references for this. We're just going to say no more about it, 'kay? Just search it on YouTube and the gods help you.

Sleeping Beauty: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleeping_Beauty

Snow White and Rose Red: https://www.worldoftales.com/fairy_tales/Brothers_Grimm/Grimm_fairy_stories/Snow-White_And_Rose-Red.html#gsc.tab=0

The Wild Swans: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wild_Swans

Spiniensis – Roman god of briars, mentioned briefly by Fabious Pictor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spiniensis

Foul Old Le Ron, Discworld. https://discworld.fandom.com/wiki/Foul_Ole_Ron

Spiny Norman: https://montypython.fandom.com/wiki/Spiny_Norman

Predator - Mac opens fire - https://youtu.be/XZ-EOg38t1o

Maleficent: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1587310/

Santa Glug is a goblin gift-giver in the multiplayer game 'Everquest II'. He lives in a village called Frostfell, which appears at the time of the winter festival of the same name, and can be accessed through a magical wardrobe: https://eq2.fandom.com/wiki/Santa_Glug

"Give me all your... one apple..." - Extract from 'Interesting Times', by Terry Pratchett; as teacher Mister Saveloy is attempting to teach Ghenghis Cohen and his horde of elderly but formidable barbarians how to do commerce: https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Funny/InterestingTimes#:~:text=Mr.%20Saveloy%27s%20attempts,to%20other%20people.%22

 

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