Random thought as I lay in bed last night contemplating the shiny I’ve won in one of Sebastian Lokason’s giveaways – the prize is Vanir related but I won’t know which of the prizes I’ve won until it arrives later in the month -and the amber hair dodad/bracelet (made by Ember at EmberVoices) that I won earlier this year.
Something is afoot. And not just the funny shaped thing on the end of your leg.
Anyway, ignore the terrible joke, I do have a point.
The god known as Frey, Freyr, Ingvi Freyr, or Frea, has a personal name, recorded a Ing. ‘Frey‘ and the variants mentioned above are titles meaning ‘lord’.
The goddess known as Freya, Freyja, Freo, Frowe, on the other hand does not have a recorded personal name. Her ‘names’ are titles, all meaning ‘lady’. So the question arises, does She have a personal name and if so, what is it?
It’s a dank day here in Lincolnshire; persistent drizzling rain and grey skies that touch the ground in early morning mist. And I am on my way to the cinema to watch The Martian, the book of which I reviewed several months ago; I just hope Matt Damon hasn’t ruined it. Continue reading →