The Wilfiad is a podcast where Wilf Merttens speaks to people, reads poems and tells stories. Including: folk tales, urban legends, ancient myths, modern myths, anecdotes, wonder tales, amazing stories, history stories, celebrity stories, stories I nicked from books, war stories, love stories, comedies, tragedies, boring stories, and many more.
Music by Simon Panrucker http://blog.simonpanrucker.com
I interview artist and researcher (in ethnobotany) John Gale. Then I respond to the interview with a poem. *BONUS TRACK* wait to the end to hear one of John’s recent songs. Check them out on Instagram @anthropocenestriptease
The Mountain According to Wilf
I try something a bit new here: read a POEM. It concerns a trip I made to Bulgaria to go up to the mountains to take part in an esoteric ritual. Enjoy! I also try a new theme, which I *think* is by Daniel Inzani. (Is it?)
The father of sickness
A new episode after a long painful break spent not making podcasts; a freaky story all the way from Siberia. Music by Simon Panrucker https://soundcloud.com/simonpanrucker
The Lonely Giant
Giants are massive and the stuff they do is very interesting. However, not many people know about their lives. For instance giants can feel epic loneliness. You may have heard that terrible bashing in the mountains, but have you ever thought about what life is actually like for giants? This story will help you getContinue reading "The Lonely Giant"
The Little Story That Didn’t Want To Be Told
This is a pretty clever and intricate little story about a little story who didn’t want to be told. It stars the famous “Red Gold” Dragon and a lovely, wise, fat, french cat. I once told this story on radio 4 and it went really, really badly. Enjoy!
The King of the Birds
This is wonderful true story from the west of Ireland. It concerns a famous meeting among the birds that took place in Glen Na Hean and on which they attempted to decide who among them would be called king. Bedtime stories is a podcast where Wilf Merttens tells stories. Including: folk tales, urban legends, ancientContinue reading "The King of the Birds"
Beautiful podcast and a breath of fresh air. Keep it it!
Thanks for these stories - fun and engaging and nutritious! Please make more!
Really Love these stories, wish there were more. Thanks.
We need more!!!