How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.
I have been a professional storyteller for over 20 years and organise a major UK storytelling festival, so the question: 'what makes a good story?' is an important one for me and all storytellers.
The lore of the honey bee from across the Celtic lands, as originally published in Celtic Guide (Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2015).
A short fairy tale about how the peacock came to be the glorious and respected symbol it has been in folklore and legend.
Greek Myth is the beliefs and legends of people of Ancient Greece. It describes immortals, gods, Titans, heroes and much more. Here I will try to give you a rough sketch of its outline.
There are many moon superstitions and myths, many of them very ancient. We are fascinated by lunar lore, so come and explore how our ancestors saw the Moon and the stories they created around it
Tales both sinister and fun, of the devil across the Celtic lands, including Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Scotland, and Brittany.
Cultural anthropology of Armenian old wives tales, superstitions, and folk beliefs. Insights into western Armenian beliefs about sex, Christianity, fertility, luck, and evil, before WWI.
The folklore of the West Midlands and of Wales from Robert Plant's childhood that influenced the lyrical content of Led Zeppelin.
Hercules is a mythical hero of ancient Greek mythology who slew dragons—Hydra, Ladon, and another one in Troy—among other feats of strength and bravery, including the "12 Labors of Hercules."