Robin Goodfellow

This week is a hybrid episode where we show the difference between Ars Magica and Magonomia. If you are listening to this podcast episode when it is released, the Magonomia Kickstarter will be closing within a week or so. In Ars Magica faeries are liminal spirits. Fairies in Magonomia are Elizabethan spirits. The easiest way…

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Whitethorn Summer

This week, another episode in which we discuss fairy lovers that destroy their beloved. You will notice the lover sits plotting her hair beneath a whitethorn bush. In Irish mythology particularly white thorn bushes are gathering places for the fairies. It’s considered bad luck to damage or move, particularly solitary, whitethorn bushes, especially if they’re…

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Cornwall: A legend of Holy Vale

The legend which follows comes from “Scilly and its Legends” by Reverend Whitfield. When I originally read it I just gave up and said “No, we obviously aren’t going to be getting anything more of value from the good Reverend.” I was mistaken because, superficially the following story sounds like a simple miracle. Simple miracles…

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