Tag Archives: superstition

A Sweet Dilemma

I go to the supermarket as seldom as possible at the best of times… and the run-up to Christmas does not constitute the best of times by any stretch of the imagination. Head down, I charged to the pharmacy aisle … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Superstitions and folklore ~ Gary Stocker

Gary Stocker shares old lore relating to February: “February fill dyke, black or white” In other words, February is a wet month. So ditches will get filled with either snow or rain. “February makes a bridge and March breaks it.” … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Meon Hill ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. Meon Hill, … Continue reading

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Caught ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

He strained against the ropes as the sun moved across the sky above the trees. A gentle breeze made the canopy whistle and sway. It was the only sound. He still saw the painted face under the tousled hair, the … Continue reading

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No one would want me Older, black and going grey Wouldn’t stand a chance * If I were homeless Condemned to long loneliness Behind shelter bars * Judged unlovable By fear and superstition Because I am black * I would … Continue reading

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Ancient yew and old stone

We needed a photograph or two… and for once, we had very specific needs, in a particular place… we just needed to find where the stone would have originally been located…And if that all sounds a tad mysterious, so be … Continue reading

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