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I first caught the perfume of my wild twin by walking with muddy boots through wet grasses to my scrubby

This piece aims to present the inter-connection between folk tales and myths, and psychology. I then show how this connection

Relentlessly sunny and known for a love of trend over tradition, Los Angeles is an unlikely home to a new

One of the things I wanted to do was to confront popular misconceptions about fairy tales, such as ‘fairy tales

he legendary frost fairs on the River Thames are depicted in a number of works of art that show just

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

Writers have long retold folk tales just as musicians have reinterpreted folk songs. But when writing Folk, I aimed not

Finding Green Men in medieval churches was a game for myself and my young charge; others have made it an

Daffodils are said to have dangerously toxic bulbs. Once, it’s claimed, they were used by Roman soldiers as a ‘go

One installment in a series of common superstitions in the English speaking world: ‘Bad luck comes in threes.’

he Headless Horseman captures the imagination like nothing else at Halloween. Regional American history and urban legend influences the interpretation

To be led astray, Peter Pan style, by a fairy – ‘pixie led’ – is an old fear from isolated

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