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Nancy Price, the FIS and a Troll at the Seaside December 21, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
Nancy Price, the FIS and a Troll at the Seaside

Nancy Price was an English actress who was famous in her day and yet is now all but forgotten: thespians suffer that fate. NP interests Beach because, in the 1950s, she was a member of the Fairy Investigation Society. You would have thought that anyone who would care to get involved in such an unfashionable […]

Fairy Gifts October 2, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Medieval, Modern
Fairy Gifts

***This post is dedicated to Invisible*** Beachcombing has sometimes lamented in this place the passing of the fairy faith be that in Essex, the Isle of Man or Yorkshire. How refreshing then to learn that in one corner of Europe the locals still walk in terror of the little folk. Beachcombing refers, of course, to […]