Tag: Spring-heeled Jack

Spring-heeled Jack: The Terror of Victorian England

In 1838, the year Queen Victoria came to the throne, London was bedevilled by a clawed, fire-breathing, shape-shifting demon popularly known as Spring-heeled Jack. A rather haphazard creation of local gossip, newspaper…

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Hookland: Folklore, Landscape Punk and Psychogeography

While landscape changes and stories decay, the marriage of the two – folklore – remains the constant dance in our collective memory.

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