Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bears Ancestors in the Pyrenees

Originally posted on Sareoso:
“Lehenagoko eüskaldünek gizona hartzetik jiten zela sinhesten zizien. Basques used to believe that humans descended from bears.”  This interesting quotation sets the scene for a study of bear lore in the Basque areas of the Spanish and…

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Why do children believe in magic while adults don’t?

Originally posted on Lyn's blog:
Wayland does magic with the boys Yesterday Wayland and I did our Mabinogion workshop again, at a rural primary school near Hay in Wales.  We tell the children we have been sent by the…

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