The Great Tradition of English Folklore

The Great Tradition of English Folklore

Folklore refers to the customs, beliefs, and values of a community. Since they originally passed down by word-of-mouth, they can be combined together with whimsical results. Examples of English folklore include the Legends of King Arthur, and the Story of Robin Hood. Nobody is quite sure where imagination replaces truth […]

The Mysteries of English Folklore and What They Mean

The Mysteries of English Folklore and What They Mean

The hills and plains of England hold the remains of humans dating back three quarter million years. Sea levels were lower then, and they could literally walk from Europe. When the icecaps melted, the English developed their own culture and society, isolated by the waters roaring all around them. We […]

The Ancient Mysteries of a Place Called England

The Ancient Mysteries of a Place Called England

English culture is unique and different, although there are elements of it its history in colonies or other dominions. English people are also fiercely independent. They defend their island with everything they have, and they cherish their unique folklore, relics, and ancient mysteries. It’s exactly this fiercely patriotic attitude that’s […]

Is the New Age Movement Quintessentially British?

Is the New Age Movement Quintessentially British?

Well, the short answer is “no, not really”. Actually there is no organised movement as such. That is, outside the minds of scholars trying to make sense of a range of spiritual and religious developments. However, the New Age did spring from the Beatles’ relationship with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, […]