Critical Review of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc: An Historically Accurate Universal Rune Set

23 September 2019, 09h50: Spring Equinox for the Southern Hemisphere Today is the spring equinox – where we experience the same number of daylight hours and night time hours in both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres. This spring equinox edition follows on both my Evolution of the Runic Alphabets and Critical Review of the Elder [...]

Critical Review of the Elder Futhark: An Historically Accurate Universal Rune Set

21 June 2019, 17h54: Winter Solstice for the Southern Hemisphere Today is the winter solstice – that time of year where the hours of darkness outweigh the hour of light in the Southern Hemisphere, the exact opposite is true for our Northern counterparts. The activity of life slows down in preparation for rest and restoration [...]

The Evolution of the Runic Alphabets: Elder Futhark, Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, and Younger Futhark Runes

23 September 2018, 03h45: Spring Equinox for the Southern Hemisphere Today is the spring equinox – it is the day of the year where the hours of darkness and daylight are equal for both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres. Southern countries witness a spectacular display of renewal and rebirth, sprouting forth from the foundation of [...]

Divination on a Budget: The Elder Futhark Runes 101

Divination System Breakdown Origin: Germanic Dated: 2nd - 8th century Type: Oracle Number of Runes: 24 Traditional Format: Wooden disks or tiles Traditional Size: ~ 3 mm diameter The Elder Futhark is a set of 24 Germanic alphabet discovered in Gotland (1903) on the Kylver Stone that dates back to 400 AD. They represent one [...]