In the nineteenth century, Lady Charlotte Guest (with a team of Welsh scholars) translated a series of stories from Welsh
Hares are widespread geographically, so hare stories are widespread culturally. But hares take on a surprising variety of roles in
The Devil’s Column (Colonna del Diavolo), in Milan is the focus of one of Milan’s oldest and most beloved legends
Remy Dean explores the stories of Wild Kynaston; a medieval noble turned highwayman who may have inspired some of the
How do writers collect and re-tell regional folktales? Kevan Manwaring explains his influences, methods, and inspirations for his work in
I began writing 'Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe: A Treasury of British Folklore' back in April last year.
In the great wealth of witch-related lore, the image of the persecuted local midwife is one of the most enduringly popular.