Folklore & Mythology

The Holy Grail is located in London, Hounslow to be precise thumbnail

The Holy Grail is located in London, Hounslow to be precise

An article in Fortean Times says a certain Barrie-Jon Bower, who is said to be an amateur archaeologist, claimed to have found the Holy Grail. According to him it is in a crypt under a river in Hounslow in the west of London. Mr. Bower, of Cinderford, Gloucestershire, is convinced that the cup Jesus drank …

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Who was Alexander “Sawney” Bean, the cannibal of Scotland? thumbnail

Who was Alexander “Sawney” Bean, the cannibal of Scotland?

There is no certainty that this story is completely true, but it could be at least partially true. In any case it is part of Scottish folklore and if you visit Edinburgh you will encounter this name. More than 1. 000 people were killed and cannibalized by the clan of 45 members of Alexander “Sawney” …

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Nostradamus predictions for 2021, even worse than 2020

According to some Nostradamus predicted coronavirus but to be really honest it’s very unlikely. There have been posts on social media about this prophecy  attributed to Nostradamus.”“There will be a twin year (2020) from which will arise a queen (corona) who will come from the east (China) and who will spread a plague (virus) in …

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Smudging – the way to create a positive home

Herbs and spices  have been used either fresh, dried or to be burnt through the centuries to purify  and cleanse people, spaces, and ritual objects since the dawn of time. Many different cultures have their own methods and favourite burning mixtures but there are many common features and the substances used defined the world’s trade …

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The Changeling- a fairy child or ill child destined to die

A changeling is a human-like fairy child  found in folklore throughout Europe left in place of a human child stolen by the fairies and swapped for a poor deformed or ailing child that did not thrive.. Stories of changelings were believed by many and are common in medieval literature. These tales show us the difficulty …

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