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Wiccans and Fairy Shamans: Priority? January 23, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Medieval, Modern
Wiccans and Fairy Shamans: Priority?

In the last thirty years there have been growing numbers of men and women who have expressed a belief in fairies: for a minority of these communion with fairies has come to take on the outlines of a of religious system. We even read of ‘fairy shamanism’ and special ‘congresses’ where believers experiment with contact […]

Last Human Sacrifice in Europe? August 2, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Contemporary, Medieval, Modern
Last Human Sacrifice in Europe?

Beachcombing has often set a Guinness-Book-of-Records-style competition for the last cavalry charge, the last head hunters or the last execution by blade in the west. And recently an email from the Sword and the Beast got him thinking about the last human sacrifice. SandB who has travelled extensively in eastern parts writes: ‘I take the […]