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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...

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...

The lumberjack on the moon

8 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment DaLuSt

          A long time ago, a man went to the woods on a sunny Sunday morning to chop some wood. He made a large bundle of wood logs from the chopped wood, he threw it on his broad shoulders, and returned home. On the way, he met a herm...

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...

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...

Telling The Bees - Old Folklore Custom

5 Feb 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

Hi Folks!  Hope your all having a fine week. Today I'm writing on one of my Favorite Folk Tales, Telling The Bees. What would we do without bees? Their one of Gaia’s major pollinators. Researchers today claim without bees humanity will cease to exist...

Groundhog Day Origins

2 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

Groundhog Day, originated from North America & Europe. In North American weather lore, a Banded Woolybear Caterpillar  or Isabella Tiger Moth or Pyrrharctia isabella (J.E. Smith, 1797 was used in place of a groundhog to predict the near future, weath...

Huldufólk of Iceland: It’s Naughty to Touch Iceland’s Rocks!

15 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

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...

Krampusnacht and Krampus

4 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Nifty Buckles of Folklore Fun

Krampusnacht  or Krampus night in (English ) originated in Bavaria, it's a winter festival celebrated on the eve of December the 5th an early pagan custom. People dress in Krampus masks and wear furry sheepskin,costumes with attached chains parading...