Stormcrow (or, getting ahead of myself)

I’m normally running behind on projects for some unknown reason, maybe because I’m easily distracted 😉 this time however I’m ahead of the game. It probably won’t happen again for a long long time. So, the theme of the month for March on John Howe’s website is It was a Dark and Stormy Night…. Stormy weather, rough seas, high winds, all the meteorological excitement that a storm heralds. (You are also of course free to depict storm gods, storm crows, Flying Dutchmen and all manner of creatures and beings of…

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Local Legends

The theme of the month for February over on John Howe’s website is ‘Just Next Door‘… What myths, legends and folktales do you have in your neighbourhood or region? This month’s theme is the marvellous and the fantastic that lives next door, so to speak: local legends, myths that have taken root not far from your door, folk characters that haunt the local woodlands, streams or hills. Well, there are quite a few local myths and legends that came to mind and I could not pick just one. Time being…

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