Tags » Folk Hero

The Old Chieftain

Series VPost #5中文

In the woods, amidst dead and dying brethren, the old chieftainMona, son of Rudaoreflected. 750 more words


The Captain Thunderbolt Conspiracy (Opinion) 

Many figures in the pantheon of bushranging have been the subject of speculation and agenda pushing, but one of the most significant that has emerged in recent years is the conspiracy theories around Captain Thunderbolt. 1,190 more words


November 22, 1247: Time Flies Like an Arrow . . .

Robin Hood has been celebrated through story, song and film as that charming rogue who, along with his merry men, robbed from the 1 percent and gave to the 99 percent, a nobleman cheated out of his birthright by the nasty Sheriff of Nottingham, a patriot in service to Richard… 333 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Hershel of Ostropol

One of my favorite types of stories is of the trickster. In the United States we have Brer Rabbit or even Bugs Bunny (kids give you a blank look when you expect them to know who that is.) The trickster is like to tell you about today is Hershel of Ostropol. 313 more words

Children's Books

The Archetypal Psychology of Rizaliana Lore: Implications to Education


By Sensei Erwin L. Rimban

Word Count: 1928

Rating: G (suitable for all audiences)

Summary: The Sensei discusses his country’s great hero Jose Rizal. 1,825 more words


My Vengeance: Jean De Clisson and the Black Fleet

Imagine you are standing on the deck of a French naval vessel that has just been attacked. Anything of worth has been looted, but that’s hardly the worst of it. 817 more words


Spotlight: Mugshot of Jack Doolan

The folk song The Wild Colonial Boy is known around the world and has been sung by artists as wide ranging as the Clancy brothers and Mick Jagger. 319 more words