Amelia Starling is a writer and folklorist. She has a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Winchester, and is Senior Editor for #FolkloreThursday. She loves travelling and collecting stories, and is particularly interested in Japanese folklore. Currently she lives in Scotland and is studying for a masters degree in Ethnology and Creative Writing. Amelia blogs about folklore and fairy tales at The Willow Web. You can follow her on Twitter @amyelize.

‘Dreaming Bread and Skyrie Stanes: A Celebration of Scottish Folk Magic and Community Traditions’ is a day-long symposium organised by

Follow the path marked by red torii gates and enter a world outside of the city, a world of meandering

Mie is home to the ama divers, an ancient tradition of women who breath-dive for abalone, and Ise Jingu, the