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  • The Salmon of Knowledge

    The Salmon story figures prominently in The Boyhood Deeds of Fionn, which recounts the early adventures of Fionn mac Cumhaill. According to the story, an ordinary salmon ate nine hazelnuts that fell into the Well of Wisdom (an Tobar Segais) from nine hazel trees that surrounded the well. By this act, the salmon gained all the world’s knowledge. The first person to eat of its flesh would in turn gain this knowledge.

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  • Icaros

    Pencil & Fabriano Watercolour Notebook There was a time when I heard name Icaros from everywhere. I know the ancient…

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