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Katie

Katie Metcalfe is an English writer, poet and blogger. Her latest book is entitled Dying Is Forbidden In Longyearbyen (Nordland Publishing). Katie is the founder of Wyrd Words & Effigies blog and magazine and the co-founder of Vargamor. Much of her writing is influenced by Scandinavian and Arctic culture, history and landscapes. Currently, she is working on a guide to contemporary dark northern culture and her first solo poetry show.

A few months ago, at stupid o’clock in the morning, I was mindlessly scrolling through Instagram (story of my life right there, folks) when a piece of dark landscape art popped up. In a mere moment I was transported from my bedroom in England, and dropped among vast, silent, snowy

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I have traversed the web far and wide in my search for information about the mysterious Estonian leather and iron accessory line Anu Tera, but my search uncovered few words. However, the lack of words was made up for by the vast landscape of achingly beautifully imagery. As I scrolled

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Corey Weidmann is the Seattle-based mastermind behind one of my all-time favourite Etsy stores – Jewelry For The Dead. Using materials that he has sourced from antique stores, streams, forests, rivers and fields, Corey designs and handcrafts every piece himself. The fact that Corey actively hunts for his materials, and

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For my first post here on CVLT Nation, I wanted to focus my attention on Norwegian Rat, a clothing brand from Norway. Named after the formidable, highly destructive and found worldwide Rattus Norvegicus – Norwegian Rat was conceived one mid-winter night in 2009 in Etne, a small village deep in

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