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Fae Folk: Selkie

“For I am a man upon the land I am a Selkie on the sea…” Selkie are fae folk from Orkney, Shetland and feature in Irish folklore. The word “selkie” is simply Orcadian for “seal”, and the selkie of folklore … Continue reading

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Punkie Night

“It’s Punkie Night, It’s Punkie Night, Give me a candle, Give me a light, If you don’t, you’ll get a fright!” -Traditional Punkie Night song. Celebrated in South Somerset, the last Thursday in October is called Punkie Night and is … Continue reading

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