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

St Patrick’s Day, 17th March, is a key fixture in the Irish calendar, and indeed in many other places throughout

When one hears the word “zombie” various images come to mind: usually that of flesh-eating, brain-devouring monsters; that is just

Welsh lake legends from the Brecon Beacons: A strange and dangerous old woman, an invisible island and an otherworldly guardian.

The epic unfinished poem, The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser, published 1590-96, created a parallel of the medieval universe.

A griffin is a legendary beast believed to be the offspring of a lion and an eagle, depicted in various

Folklore can be said to flourish in times of unrest and oppression, and can be seen as a powerful and

closer look at Taiwanese lore reveals the true international, eclectic and intercultural roots of Taiwanese folk culture.

‘Breaking the wishbone’ is a tradition around the world in the days after a Sunday roast, Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Caerleon: The location is steeped in history and archaeology with its impressive Roman ruins, and its later associations – it’s

Many classical sculptures today have lost their penises to time and prudery but the ancient world was awash with explicit

The emotional and spiritual dimension of being in place, in the work of Alan Garner, powerfully reminds us of our

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