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Runes - Writing From

An alphabet from
history, prehistory almost.

There are many ascribed
formats of runes, Celtic,
Egyptian, Saxon, Norse to
name but a few.

Which are the "Real"
runes - for this you must
do your own research as I
am not a scholar here,
just a small Glasgow
woman with many

As I make no claim to
being a teller of fortunes
or one who can see the
future, anything you
derive or define from this
section of the site you
bear full and sole
responsibility for.
In the words
of Burns, as he
wrote from the heart.

Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled,
Scots, wham Bruce has aften led,
Welcome to your gory bed,
Or to victorie.

Now's the day, and now's the hour;
See the front o' battle lour;
See approach proud Edward's power,
Chains and slaverie.

Wha would be a traitor-knave?
Wha can fill a coward's grave?
Wha sae base as be a Slave?
Let him turn and flie:

Wha for Scotland's king and law,
Freedom's sword will strongly draw,
Free-man stand, or free-man fa',
Let him follow me.

By Oppression's woes and pains!
By your Sons in servile chains!
We will drain our dearest veins,
But they shall be free!

Lay the proud Usurpers low!
Tyrants fall in every foe!
Liberty's in every blow!
Let us Do - or Die!!

Choose your destiny.
Note: Runes have been included in this site for a couple of reasons - firstly they were the ancient Norse
and have also been claimed to be the ancient Celtic form of writing, and secondly just because I happen
to have a personal interest there. Please note - all runic items on this website are for education,
dissemination of information and enjoyment / entertainment only.
An unusual rune, it has it's foundations in the old
Norse God, Loki, the prankster, and messenger.
Dependant upon the supporting cast, this may
bring long sought knowledge, and leave the seeker
truly blessed, however one must always beware
the hidden meanings within the Rune and take care
to be especially aware during meetings, new
connections and chance encounters. Always
remember that any can be the bearer of wisdom,
the scoundrel, the thief, the king or the merchant
can all teach if we but choose to learn.
This is the first of the thirteen runes that make up
the cycle of initiation, those runes which address
directly the need and mechanism of self change.
Reversed, or Merkstave, widdershins

if one prefers can indicate a lack of clarity, failure
of perception and a sense of futility, however,
always consider the learning aspect of this rune,
and now be thoughtful as to the uses of adversity.