Culture

The Wulver

Wulver

The Wulver is an enigmatic figure in Scottish folklore, often seen in tales around the Shetland Isles. While the origins of the Wulver have been

Stoor Worm

Stoor Worm — Orkney’s Dragon

Wherever you are in the world, serpents and dragons are a common threat in folklore — a strange coincidence that makes you wonder if these

The Gorbals Vampire

On the evening of September 23 1954, Glasgow was terrorised by a nightmarish creature… at least according to a group of youngsters. Mania led to a

Cailleach

The Cailleach

The Cailleach is no mere wood hag but an ancient Celtic deity and a most tremendous figure indeed! As the goddess of wind and cold,

Bean-Nighe

Bean-Nighe

Scottish folklore is filled with creatures, both fascinating and terrifying, that are meant to instil a sense of meaning in the magical world around us.

Redcaps

Redcaps

While redcaps may be an innocent-sounding name for a mythical creature, this couldn’t be further from the truth. These malignant faeries of Scottish folklore aren’t

Selkie Mythology

Selkie Mythology

Selkie mythology is a unique part of Scottish and Irish folklore that’s been part of the zeitgeist for several decades. There have been many shows

Scottish Boy Names

75+ Scottish Boy Names

Scottish boy names are a classic choice for your new baby boy, with deep roots in Scotland’s mystical culture and magical fairy tales. Scottish names

Scottish Girl Names

85+ Scottish Girl Names

Giving your new baby girl a Scottish girl name is an excellent way to help your child stand out or provide them with a name

The Wulver

Wulver

The Wulver is an enigmatic figure in Scottish folklore, often seen in tales around the Shetland Isles. While the origins of the Wulver have been

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The Gorbals Vampire

On the evening of September 23 1954, Glasgow was terrorised by a nightmarish creature… at least according to a group of youngsters. Mania led to a

Read More »
Cailleach

The Cailleach

The Cailleach is no mere wood hag but an ancient Celtic deity and a most tremendous figure indeed! As the goddess of wind and cold,

Read More »
Bean-Nighe

Bean-Nighe

Scottish folklore is filled with creatures, both fascinating and terrifying, that are meant to instil a sense of meaning in the magical world around us.

Read More »
Redcaps

Redcaps

While redcaps may be an innocent-sounding name for a mythical creature, this couldn’t be further from the truth. These malignant faeries of Scottish folklore aren’t

Read More »
Selkie Mythology

Selkie Mythology

Selkie mythology is a unique part of Scottish and Irish folklore that’s been part of the zeitgeist for several decades. There have been many shows

Read More »
Scottish Boy Names

75+ Scottish Boy Names

Scottish boy names are a classic choice for your new baby boy, with deep roots in Scotland’s mystical culture and magical fairy tales. Scottish names

Read More »

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