Eerie is the Otherworld and a strange tale to tell. Those who encounter the dwellers from that place – willing, or otherwise – often do not come out of it too well. This is a retelling of one such story, Einion and the Lady of the Greenwood, from, The Welsh Fairy Book, by W. Jenkyn Thomas.
This work is a retelling of a kaiden, a traditional Japanese ghost story from a collection by Grace James titled, Japanese Fairy Tales, and called The Peony Lantern.
This article was first published in Enchanted Conversation Magazine titled Soongoora the Hare: An African Folkltale, on 6th April 2019, written by zteve t evans. Soongoora the Hare Soongoora the Hare was hungry, and wandering through the forest, came across a huge calabash tree. Hearing a strong humming sound, he looked and saw buzzing in […]
This is a retelling of a folktale from the aboriginal people of Australia. It gives an explanation of how humans gained the use of fire when Tatkanna, the Australasian robin, stole it from Mar, the red-crested cockatoo
This article was first published on #FolkloreThursday.com on November 29, 2018, titled British Legends: Morgan le Fay – Magical Healer or Renegade Witch? written by zteve t evans Introducing Morgan In Arthurian tradition, the elusive sorceress Morgan le Fay becomes one of King Arthur’s most dangerous foes, breaking traditional family bonds and working to undermine […]
Once in a while – maybe once every one hundred years – someone appears among us who is different and somehow lightens our lives bringing hope and joy and easing our tired minds and aching bones. This is the story of Yannik the Fairy Child.
Paracelsus was an influential physician, astrologer and alchemist of the German Renaissance. His real name was Theophrastus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim and he was born in 1493. He was was a medical pioneer of his time and credited with many notable achievements and has been called the father of toxicology. The medical movement called Paracelsianism […]
This is the story of how a poor pedlar-boy escaped the clutches of an evil family.
The them of this story is that of the Grateful Dead, that tells how the dead return to help someone who helped them have a proper burial.
This Cornish folktale tells how a greedy lawyer named Ezekiel Grosse fell victim to his own hubris,