Tag Archives: Folklore

Beware the Red Caps

Just you be on your guard Don’t let your eyes be fooled and starred Mind their every toss and shard They’ll git you when you least expect it Hold you up, turn you around Rummage through your shiny weskit* You … Continue reading

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No R in July

It’s unusual for a plant to put forth its flowers from September through to April, and then produce seeds May through to August. But that’s what the gorse bush does. Witness … During my ramble across Mousehold Heath in mid … Continue reading

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Conveyor of Souls

From Japan to Ireland, stories are told of the Swan Maiden. The details might differ, but the general picture remains. Vulnerable without her protective ‘cloak’, she is found/captured by a prince. They marry, she gives him a variable number of … Continue reading

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Toli’s Tall Tales 2

Lo! Toli here, bringing you cheer, so wrap a mit around a mead and pull yourself a chair. Not Homer, you say? So answer I, where is Homer? Here telling you tales? Na, this is Toli here, bringing you cheer, … Continue reading

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St Benet’s Dragon

In researching Neve I came across the following story of St Benet’s Dragon, referenced by Dr Filbert in Be Banished He Bellowed. Not intending then for Neve to be published as posts on a blog, I included the story in the … Continue reading

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