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Oh yes, loads of time this morning – so I’ll get stuck in… Friday from the Norse god Freyja who pillaged and raped her way around the Arctic Circle causing mayhem and panic among reindeer and Inuits. To appease her wrath young children were sacrificed, to no avail. Eventually some bright spark hit on the idea of anger management sessions. Freyja was reluctant at first, but when she saw that Odin, Wotan and Thor had signed up for classes she succumbed.

This painting by Holman Hunt captures the lust for violence and Freyja’s insatiable appetite for cherubs.

Her pet pumas called Charlie and Archibald, were her constant companions. Occassionally she would toss them a cherubin or two as they sailed across the Nordic sky…

 

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