Horses in Celtic History and Folklore

From the beginning of time, horses have played an important role in the lives of humans. Today, we use horses for a variety of things such as farming, jumping, racing and dressage but in history, horses were a vital asset to day to day life. The Celts, particularly, realised...

The Cecaelia: Folklore or Fakelore?

When I wrote my last blog on mermaids around the world (which you can check out here if you like) I was in a predicament as to whether I should feature the cecaelia in it or not. They’re majestic sea creatures and incredibly popular in the media, but the...

28 Water Nymphs In Folklore And Mythology

Mermaids and water nymphs: simultaneously the most well-known and mysterious creatures in mythology. They’re commonly used in movies and books – from Pirates of the Caribbean to Harry Potter – and you can buy pretty much anything you want with a mermaid on it. But how much do you...