Paul is currently a Council member of the Folklore Society and on the editorial board of the Folk Music Journal. He did an MA in Folklore, and studied contemporary belief in ghosts for his PhD. He has written on ghostlore, cannibalism, charms against rats, and tongue twisters. He is fascinated by quite a lot. Follow Paul on Twitter or visit his website.

You’re obviously already interested enough to know what folklore is, right? Yet the more we look at folklore, the less