Tag Archives: traditions

Living Lore: Loxley – Robin Hood and a Witch ~ 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. Pretty much … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Gary Stocker and The Phantom Miller of Bearley

I would like to welcome Gary Stocker, who, having seen my appeal for folklore and folk tales, sent me an email packed with wonderful stuff. So much, in fact, that I decided a regular series of posts was the only … Continue reading

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Piety, Pranks and Parties: Easter medieval style ~ Alli Templeton

Reblogged from Medieval Wanderings: In medieval times, life revolved around the church, and the year was marked out by a series of religious festivals, customs and holidays of which Christmas and Easter were the main events. But contrary to many … Continue reading

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An exciting new project: a book about Britain’s trees ~ Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: A post with a difference this time!   I’d like to tell you about a new project I”m working on, which is a book about trees. The title is ‘Britain’s Trees:  A Treasury of Traditions, Superstitions, … Continue reading

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Guest author: Roberta Eaton ~ Beliefs and myths of southern Africa IV: The Zulu

Roberta Eaton, aka Robbie Cheadle, shares the third of her posts on the beliefs and myths of her home. Other posts in the series can be found by cicking here: Part One, Part Two, Part Three… Beliefs and myths of southern … Continue reading

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The best gifts…

A car with a smashed windscreen, hotly pursued by a police car with sirens blaring, missed me by inches as it tore round the roundabout. I got home drenched from faffing about in the pond with the sick sturgeon and … Continue reading

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