Nifty Buckles
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Nifty Buckles

Hi! I'm Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun Folklore Blogger & Fiction Writer. I enjoy write about Folklore from around the world. Follow me on Mastodon @NiftyBuckles


Friday The 13th: The Most Superstitious Day.

13 May 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

This famous superstition happened on Friday, 13 October 1307, on this day, King Philip IV of France arrested and tortured hundreds of the Knights Templar. Many of the Knights Templar just vanished! They were a special forces unit that were highly ski...

Happy Krampus Night!

6 Dec 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

In Europe and other places around the world, the Pagan Wild Beast, Krampus arrives tonight! In German Krampusnacht translates in English as (Krampus Night) which happens annually on December fifth and the "ferocious beast" will be out accompany old S...

Mabon Celtic Folklore

22 Sep 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

Merry Mabon! The Wheel of The Year has turned once more to Mabon is the time of the second Harvest also known as Cornucopia. According to Welsh folklore Mabon is the god of youth, his name means “Divine son.”He is the son of Modron meaning, ‘Divine...

Black Cat Appreciation Day

17 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

Hi folks! Today is #BlackCatAppreciationDay  Here is a wee bit of folklore on black cats, most have heard of the negative superstitions so I am writing on the Pawsitive side of it. :) Black Cat Bubble gum was popular in the 1960's vintage Ad in publi...

Friday The 13th Superstition

13 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

This famous superstition happened on Friday, 13 October 1307, on this day, King Philip IV of France arrested and tortured hundreds of the Knights Templar. Many of the Knights Templar just vanished! They were a special forces unit that were highly ski...

Lughnasadh/Lammas Traditions of Celtic Pagan Festival ~ Celebrated On August 1st

31 Jul 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

  Lughnasadh pronounced Loo-NAS-ah  is an ancient Celtic, early pagan, harvest festival it’s cited in early Irish literary works. Lughnasadh, represents Lugh the Gaelic pagan, three-faced god that embodies life, death, and rebirth. It was observed t...

Frigg Norse Goddess of Friday

18 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

  It's Frigg's day, Friday. Friday comes from Old English Frīġedæġ, definition 'day of Frigg.' She is also known as Frigga.Frigg is Odin's wife, mother of Baldr and Fjörgynn. She resides at Fensalir in Asgard. She is an Æsir Queen, revered as a mothe...

World Goth Day May 22nd 2021.

21 May 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

Each year on May 22nd World Goth Day is celebrated internationally. Notre Dame Catholic Cathedral comes to mind when I think of Gothic architecture. It is unfortunate that the lead roof and oak spire began to burn up from a fire that was caused by ne...

Icelandic Nursery Rhyme: Sofdu unga ástin mín

12 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

May 12th marks National Limerick Day in the U.K. This includes riddles and rhymes.  Most nursery rhymes manifest from the times they were written in. Several Nursery Rhymes reflect famine, poverty, sickness and even death. Everything is not always ro...

Cinco De Mayo Day

5 May 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

Cinco de May Day. It is commemorated annually on May 5th by Mexicans. May 5th marks the victory of the Mexican people over Napoleon and his one hundred and eleventh army. The 1862 battle was fought at Pueblo Mexico. This battle united the Mexican peo...