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Month: June 2011

Selkies

Selkies

Among the many wonderful Celtic legends is that of the selkie, a creature that can become human by removing its seal skin, and return to its life in the sea by once again donning that skin. A selkie who cannot find its seal skin is […]

Midsummer Snow

Midsummer Snow

With Midsummer’s Day and the Midsummer blog hop on us, it seems a particularly good day to tell the story of St. Bee’s. St. Bee’s is actually a church in northern England, but it was visited by James Douglas and his raiders in the years […]