One of the countries which one doesn’t associate the zombie with is Tibet.
In the telling of stories, the ghosts of our families still walk, and create a sense of belonging to a vast network of stories that teach us who we are.
The gallows play a dark role in the history of punishment, but also show an important influence in folklore, folk practices, and even everyday language.
Today, moles are usually unappreciated residents of our gardens and fields, but they are embedded in folklore and for centuries were used in remedies.
‘Have you ever heard the term ‘folk horror’ before?’ I asked a colleague of mine: a classics professor. ‘In particular, when describing drama?’