by Alex Koloskov - The Lighting Magician - Grew up in Kiev, Ukraine. "As a photographer, I am completely self taught. I don't know the rules, nor do I care about them. I don't follow the herd, I do it my way." http://www.akelstudio.com/blog/ Photos, Magic, Water Elements, Splash Photography, Water Photography, Liquid Photography, Alex Koloskov, Beautiful Shots, Alex O'Loughlin
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Yule. In ancient Scandinavia, this festival lasted 12 days (and nights). The first night of Yule (the night before the Solstice) was called the "mother's night". That night the Nordic Pagans used to sit and wait for the birth of the Sun God, Balder, born of the goddess Frigg and fathered by Odin. With the winter solstice, the goddess turned wheel of the year to give you a new point of departure.