Folklore

Magical Mountains #folklore

Mountains have always held a mystical appeal to mortals. They’ve found their way into mythology, folklore and religion. Folklore HAWAIIAN LEGENDS OF GHOSTS and GHOST-GODS collected and translated from the Hawaiian by W. D. WESTERVELT [1916] THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN This is not a Hawaiian legend. It was written to show the superstitions …

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A to Z Challenge Folklore

Zany Grogoch #AtoZChallenge #folklore

Z is for Zany. zany adjective amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic (Oxford English Dictionary) There’s this peculiar little creature from folklore that caught my fancy. He goes by two names. Yet no-one can disagree that he’s quite gross. Grogoch or Phynnodderee is the name of this Faery. The folklore attached to his origins is quite sad… …

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A to Z Challenge Folklore

Gallant Galno Lairds #AtoZChallenge #folklore

L is for Laird. laird n Scottish landowner (Collins English Dictionary) Though I usually use creatures found in folklore as-is with minor adjustments, I had this wonderful idea for a specific Faery race that incorporated a variety of Celtic races, customs and histories. Where possible, I’ll give you the original text that inspired me. Influence …

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