The residents of a Swansea street were shocked to be able to recognise the ghostly spirit haunting their home, but were even more frightened as the ghost had been a murderer when alive…
I became fascinated by boggarts about a decade ago. If I turned to the fairy and folklore dictionaries, I learnt that a boggart was a type of house goblin or perhaps, at a stretch, a poltergeist.
‘The Fear of Tiptipwa’, a folktale about survival in the wild, first appeared in The Greatest Folktales of Bihar, published by Rupa India in October 2019.
Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll, which means “The Hollow Oak, Haunt of Demons” or “The Blasted Oak of Spirits” was a real tree. Its story is dark and terrifying.
One of the countries which one doesn’t associate the zombie with is Tibet.