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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia Cover

One of my favourite Gáidhlig folksongs was written in Nova Scotia and tells the tale of a rough sea crossing at Christmastime. Julie Fowlis' version is slightly different from the one below, which I've heard and sung along with at milling frolics in the province, but it's beautiful nonetheless. Here are the lyrics to the version I know, and I've linked to Julie Fowlis' version of the song below. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Here are the folklore-related memes I published to social media in January 2020.

Ymir and Audhumla Lore

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Here are the folklore-related memes I published to social media in December 2019.

Weyland Smith Lore

Newfoundland Mummering Lore

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Here are the folklore-related memes I published to social media in November 2019.

Chalice Well Lore

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Here are the folklore-related memes I published to social media in October 2019.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Here are the folklore-related memes I've published to social media so far in 2019. Going forward, I'll be archiving these here and elsewhere on a monthly basis. 

Aztec Butterfly Lore

 

Sunday, June 2, 2019

 

ani-mism noun 1 the attribution of a living soul to plants, inanimate objects, and natural phenomena (Barber 2005, 51).

Thursday, May 30, 2019

 

The When Words Collide festival has released its tentative final program, so I thought I'd share my itinerary:

Friday 3 PM - Canmore - Fairytales, Fables and Folklore Remade

C.S. MacCath, Carol Parchewsky, Jim Jackson, Ron Oswald [PM]

Fairytale remakes, historical reimaginings, using themes from the past to create a new story. What is being done in today's Young Adult fiction, and how can past inspiration be made new again?

Thursday, May 30, 2019

I've written a short article for the #FolkloreThursday project covering a bit of folklore history, a bit of folklore theory, and a bit of contemporary folklore studies. It's live on the website now, and you can read it at: https://folklorethursday.com/folklore-folklorists/what-is-folklore

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

 

 

I'm seeing so much disappointment online over the Game of Thrones ending that I want to weigh in a bit more on the series finale than I already have on social media. So here goes:

On the Matter of Prophecy:

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