have a confession to make: I’m a bibliophile. I have a small collection of very, very old books and still count the moment I touched a middle ages herbal worth more than my apartment as a highlight of my life. I mean, this surely doesn’t come as a shock here on #FolkloreThursday, albeit it does […]
Twenty-two thousand words, research of folk tales from across the UK and 2 months to do it. What had I gotten myself in for? One heck of a ride, that’s for sure, but was it worth it?
Author Jem Roberts explains the genesis of Unbound Publishing’s 21st Century roadmap of British folktales.
The story of the ‘King of the Cats’ can be found in folklore from a number of regions and countries. In this tale, cats appear to have the power to speak to humans in order to pass on information to other cats…
This is a story collected in Michael Berman’s book Georgia Through its Folktales. The book explores the shamanic possibilities held within folk tales.