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Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 201) The Pain

Jumping up from the chair he fell asleep in, Stephen knocks the small trunk of pictures over scattering photographs and letters all around him on the floor and nearby end table. 182 more words


Finnish Folklore Atlas Part 5

It has been a slow year so far. Some weeks I feel I am making progress, others I feel I am terribly behind. I am now realizing it is March, and I am behind by more own standards. 1,066 more words


Babele Illustration

Have you ever heard of the Romanian tradition called “Babele”? It is celebrated at the beginning of Spring, 1st of March. People choose a day between 1st and 9th of March, to be their “Baba” (translation “old lady”). 49 more words


Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 200) Thin Fiend

In Stephen’s disturbing dream, he looks back at the railing and realizes the thin fiend has moved closer and is oddly sitting, in a bent and crooked manner, atop the back of a tall plush chair. 183 more words


Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 199) Forced Exhale

Still asleep and caught in a dream, Stephen looks up at the corner of the room he finds himself in. He sees the railing of a staircase and peering down through the slats are the blackest most sinister eyes he has ever seen. 133 more words


Esoteric Properties

In astrology, nettles belong to Mars. Urtification or scourging with nettles, brings the blood to the surface of the skin and causes a burning sensation. 1,298 more words


Parapsychology: can someone tell when someone is watching them?

According to parapsychologists, a commonly reported form of distant mental influence on human beings is “the feeling of being stared at,” which is closely related, historically, to the notion of the “evil eye.” Considerable folklore endorses the idea that gazing at someone carries special powers, favors, or influence. 336 more words