Porth Annwn

‘Porth Annwn’ means ‘Door of the Otherworld’. Here you will find a collection of writing documenting my research into literary representations of Annwn and my personal explorations and interactions with its deities.

Signposts to Annwn



The Spoils of Annwn

E. Wallcousins 'In Caer Pedryvan' (1912) Wikipedia Commons

The Changing Faces of Caer Siddi
Not Getting to Caer Siddi
Caer Vedwit: The Fortress of the Mead-Feast and its Revolutions
The Theft of the Cauldron
Caer Rigor and the Closed Door
Caer Wydyr: Seeing Beyond the Glass Fort
Caer Golud: The Guts of Annwn
Caer Vandwy and the Theft of the Brindled Ox
Caer Ochren: The Birth of Pen Annwn and the Silver-Headed Beast
Riddles and Howling Monks

The Meadows of Defwy


The One Who Didn’t Go To The Meadows of Defwy
The Defwy – A Brythonic River of the Dead

The Battle of the Trees

In the Woodlands Beyond Caer Nefenhyr it Rains Nothing but Blood

Caer Nefenhyr

Three Soul Eaters

A Speckled Crested Snake
A Black Forked Toad

Exploring Annwn

Porth Annwn Medium

Agor y Porth

The Land of the Bird Heads

Twrand o’r Gyre
The Wishbone of the Lord of Desolation

The Forest at the Back of the World

The Forest at the Back of the World
Elen’s Daughter