Fairies of Ireland & Scotland

“Every legend, every myth, contains a kernel of truth; if we could only remove the husk of fable which envelopes it.”   O’Curry’s “Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish.” Glencoe Valley in the Scottish Highlands. An image of high rolling green mountains and peaks with the layered valleys beneath them; set against a gray … Continue reading Fairies of Ireland & Scotland

The Language of Dreams

People around the world have been inquiring about the meaning of their dreams ever since ancient times. Various cultures have gone as far as to invest entire realms of study dedicated to the interpretation of dreams, also known as oneiromancy, or dream divination. From ancient Kemetian dream temples, to papyrus interpretation manuals, to passages in … Continue reading The Language of Dreams

Fairies of West Africa

A depiction of the Aziza, with glowing gold wings, a golden dress as well as gold or bronze jewelry on her neck and arms. She has flowing black braids, a red hairband with orange earrings, and hold what appears to be a lightening bolt or string of light. Image via: Warriorsofmyth.Wikifandom.com Even if we have … Continue reading Fairies of West Africa

Fairies of Southeast Turtle Island

While many tend to associate fairies, elves, and other hidden peoples with the stories and lore of Europe, these magical beings are found all over the world and with striking similarities. Turtle Island is no exception. From the Appalachian woodlands to the mounds of Mississippi - the Fairies, Hidden People or Little Folk (also referred … Continue reading Fairies of Southeast Turtle Island