Friday 7 December 2018

News: Witches, Stonehenge & Winter Solstice Folklore

Here's a round-up of recent news stories including details of Stonehenge being "damaged", Yuletide folkore customs, witches and witchcraft:

"Stonehenge site 'damaged' by engineers working on tunnel" - story at BBC News:

"The terrifying and weird tradition of the Mari Lwyd which is celebrated every December" - story at Daily Post North Wales

"13 Fascinating Winter Solstice Traditions Around the World" - story at Reader's Digest:

"Who is Krampus? Explaining the Horrific Christmas Beast" - story at National Geographic:

"The rise and rise of Wicca" - interesting interview with a sociologist at MercatorNet:

"A spellbinding hike up the Hill of the Witch" - story at Irish Times:

"All the Witches They Could Not Burn" - story at Boston Review:

"Why I believe a witch knew the magic of Meghalaya's Sacred Forest" - story at DailyO: Why I believe a witch knew the magic of Meghalaya's Sacred Forest

"Meet The People Trying to Keep Assam's 'Witches' Alive" - story at VICE:

"'Witch' goes on trial for boiling girl in a cauldron: Teenager suffered serious burns after she was dropped into hot water at German carnival" - story at the Daily Mail:

"Russian sicko carries severed blood-drenched head of his 'witch' lover after beheading her inside his flat" - story at The Sun:

No comments: