Nina Lyon

The Great God Pan is all things to all men

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Pan’s name is thought to derive from ‘paean’, the ancient Greek verb meaning ‘to pasture’. His half-man, half-goat form reflected…

The problem of being, and writing

20 July 2019 9:00 am

The venerable Oxford philologist Max Müller held that ‘mythology, which was the bane of the ancient world, is in truth…

The shape-shifting Fens, thought to be the landscape of Beowulf and the haunt of Grendel

Spirit of place: the landscape of myth and magic

19 September 2015 8:00 am

We live in disenchanted times. We barely do God, most of us don’t do magic and frenzied consumerism occupies our…