Where there are castles, there are also stories. Himeji is no exception. This vibrant, serene city is also home to one of Japan's most famous ghost stories.
Last week, Kristin's fabulous guest post discussed how folklore is used to motivate children's behaviour, particularly through fear. Most of us can probably remember being told as a child 'don't do that or the [insert monster here] will get you!' That got me thinking about my childhood. I grew up on the East coast of England, in the... Continue Reading →
IT'S OCTOBER! With Halloween in sight, now is the time us folklore bloggers to go into hyperdrive mode. This is our time, to share, post, research, and tweet about all things weird and spooky. And trust me, we know a lot of weird and spooky things... With this in mind, I thought I would... Continue Reading →