The fourth post in the series by author Paul Andruss…
Loki guides Hodur
In Norse Mythology Baldur was The Shining One. He was possibly a sun god as his twin brother Hodur is both dark and blind. Baldur was the favourite son of Odin’s wife, Frig.
Yes, you heard it right!
Frig! Frig; Frig; Frig; Frig; Frig! Great isn’t it! And it ain’t even swearing!
Actually it’s not.
Linguists think there is no relationship between the name of the Norse goddess and the Middle English word ‘to rub’, except for the fact that this F-word and the other F-word, along with the C-word, all come from good old fashioned Anglo-Saxon. A language that gave rise to the family group that includes English, German, Swedish and Dutch. And includes Hel – she was Loki’s daughter.
Knowing her beloved son was fated to be mortally wounded Frig (and there it is…
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