Category Archives: Folk-Lore

Addendum: Into the Void – A Field Trip

We have previously entered the Zone-like territory of The Void which was documented in a previous post here: . We have just been sent this wonderful photo by Stray Seal which captures the uncanny, submerged world of The Void.  It … Continue reading

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The wild wood

  . Beyond the hawthorn, lies the wild wood “cuckoo, cuckoo” . . over the threshold forms and colours of the Otherworld . . … snake-eye stirs . ‘ jaw click, snout and a slither of tongues . . threat … Continue reading

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Silverburn: in the flux and flow of place

≈ We are walking out, along the shoreline, from Leven towards Lundin Links. Coastal energies are in full flow, our field of vision filled with an excess of sand, sea and sky. In the distance, an intensity of white light … Continue reading

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The Poppies are in the Field: Pattiesmuir 26th June 2013

. The poppies are in the field But don’t ask me what that means – Julian Cope There is no long march of progress in this field. No future enlightenment to strive for.                 … Continue reading

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Fife Folk-Lore: Cures for whooping cough and other ailments

Cures for Whooping Cough: (1) Passing the child under the belly of a donkey; (2) Carrying the child until you meet a rider on a white (or a piebald) horse, and asking his advice: what he advises has to be done; (3) Taking … Continue reading

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