Are Fairies Indigenous to North America?

Regular commenter Pitch 313 added this to my post titled “Bejaysus, It’s the Eco-Fairies.” A few items for context: a.) My family immigrated to Northern California shortly after the Gold Rush, and that’s where I grew up; b.) it was … Continue reading

Fairies Infest British Woodland, Control Measures Planned

From the BBC: Hundreds of fairy doors have been attached to the bases of trees in Wayford Woods, Crewkerne. It is claimed the doors have been installed by local people so children can “leave messages for the fairies”. Can something … Continue reading

A Festschrift for Ronald Hutton

Magic and Witchery: Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of ‘The Triumph of the Moon’ will be published in September by Palgrave Macmillan. I love rolling the word Festschrift around, and if you are not used to it, this is what it … Continue reading

In the Land of Fairy, Don’t Eat the Pentagram Pizza

You have heard that advice, right? Don’t eat the food that the Good Neighbors — or however you want to describe those beings whose reality intersects ours — might offer you, or you might be there with them a very … Continue reading