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Ghost Soldiers

Yet another Berkshire tale. The idea of ghosts sticking to old building designs seems fairly common, and intriguing. Not sure if the present inhabitants would have known of the additions, so unclear if such ideas were included for veracity. 132 more words

English History

Sheep Stealers

Here’s another item from Tales of Old Berkshire. Sheep stealing was a big deal in the past – they were a good size, often left in open fields, but still moveable. 331 more words

Society

A Woman Much Feared

Another snippet from Tales of Old Berkshire. This seems to be cobbled together from several different tales. Maybe there were more than one Maria Hales, or the beer in the region may have been of the strong variety: 169 more words

Friday 13th,may

It was on Friday 13th, may…
This chest came floating by the bay…
Strong in looks,
With three hooks…
Never one dared to unlock it, for the fear of falling prey…

Limericks

Rabbit Rabbit Bring Good Luck To Me This Month

Happy May 1st followers…It’s a new month and I have a cool supersition to share.

In Trinidad & Tobago where i’m originally from,  many people believe on the 1st of every month WHEN you wake up but BEFORE you speak to anyone if you look out of the window and repeat the phrase “Rabbit Rabbit Bring Good Luck To Me This Month” your month will be blessed with prosperity…. 111 more words

Life

Brazilian Commerce and Superstition

This is from the i in early March:

This is from the i in early March:

Once the richest man in Brazil, Eike Batista is claimed to have resorted to one of the oldest superstitious rituals in the world to rebuild his billion-pound empire: throwing money into the biggest wishing well he could find – the South Atlantic Ocean.

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Media

Fairies of Northwick Water

This is from Highways & Byways in The Border,

Northwick Water, too, as well as Slitrig, was famed for its fairies – and for worse than fairies, if one may judge by the name given to a deep pool; the Deil’s Pool, it is called, a place to be shunned by youthful fishers.

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