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Living Lore: The magic of memory

It was with horror that I read an article, a few years back, that highlighted that fewer Yorkshire-folk now know the words to our ‘national anthem’… On Ilkey Moor Bah’t ‘at.  To me,  that was incredibly sad. Not only is … Continue reading

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Folklore, fairies and memories? Be my guest!

How did your granny predict the weather? What did your great uncle Albert tell you about the little green men he saw in the woods that night? What strange creature stalks the woods in your area? So many of these … Continue reading

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Guest author: Luanne Castle – Kin Types

The poems and flash prose in Kin Types were begun as I accumulated family stories and information over the years. My grandfather had an excellent memory and was an enthusiastic storyteller, so over time I came to feel that I … Continue reading

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Replay – Guest author, Judith Barrow – memories, a short story and a new book!

I am very happy to share again a post from Judith Barrow, a fellow Yorkshire lass. When I asked her if she would like to write a guest post, I didn’t expect so many familiar memories, a short story… and … Continue reading

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