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When considering dog folklore, we generally think of those stories which feature the Grimm, the Gytrash, or other sinister black

In Poland, Midsummer's Eve garlands would be set on water, their path on the surface foretelling the owner’s future, and

Scotland is one of the few nations to have chosen a mythological creature rather than a real one as her

Ship’s cats have been sailing the seven seas alongside humans for centuries. They were not usually taken along as

Cats of musical genius and royal birth fiddle their way through some of our most beloved nursery rhymes. Known as

On 21st September, 1874, after hearing the cries of the ‘Seven Whistlers’, miners employed in North Warwickshire refused to descend

In a strange old custom, the Dundee dressed herring is dressed in a crepe paper skirt and bonnet combination

The labyrinth has a long history. Depictions in rock art may date back as far as 10,500-4800 BCE. But the

According to some, leaving shoes on the table is a harbinger of death. This originates from the practice of honouring

The ghostly “Wild Hunt” rampaged across European folklore as a company of supernatural huntsmen that often counted fairies and the

It seems fairly logical to begin our search for the real Dick Whittington at Whittington Castle in Shropshire, which local

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