Nifty Buckles
Nifty Buckles

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


Fairy Rings in Folklore

7 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles

Have you ever seen a Fairy lounging on a Fly agaric toadstool? The Amanita muscaria is a type of toadstool that the fae love to sit upon. Fairy rings are also called elf, pixie or witches rings they can grow to be enormous! Most fairy rings are outli...

Seanchaíthe: Celtic Story Tellers

28 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles

Story telling has been around for a very long time. Many cultures did not write their tales down they were told orally. Indigenous people of the Americas still do this today. Celts also had and still have their own Seanchaithe ( story tellers and His...

Huldufólk (Elves) Of Iceland, Guardians of the Earth: Don't Touch Our Rocks or Bad Luck will Follow!

6 Jun 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles

A very unusual story  was revealed in the Icelandic newspaper, called Fréttablaðið. Meaning in English,  frétt (“news”) +‎ blað (“paper”) concerning some lava stone that a British tourist returned home with him a few years ago. According to the story...

World Goth Day

22 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles

Check out Gothic architecture and a couple of fabulous Gothic authors  https://folklorefun.wordpress.com/2019/05/22/world-goth-day/

Scandinavian Tree Spirits ~ Trädandar

17 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles

Scandinavian, Trädandar are shape-shifting tree Fairies that dwell amidst the tree boughs. They softly speak to each other among the wind whispering through fluttering leaves. The legend has it that the deceased souls of folks, transform into tree sp...