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British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1880)

- June 12, 2018 in elves, fairies, fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, folklore, folktales, ghosts, goblins, myth, wales, welsh fairies

Wirt Sikes, US consul to Cardiff from 1876 to 1883, describes the mythology and traditions of Wales, a land steeped in folklore.

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1880)

- June 12, 2018 in elves, fairies, fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, folklore, folktales, ghosts, goblins, myth, wales, welsh fairies

Wirt Sikes, US consul to Cardiff from 1876 to 1883, describes the mythology and traditions of Wales, a land steeped in folklore.

The Bakemono Zukushi “Monster” Scroll (18th–19th century)

- June 5, 2018 in bakemono, ghosts, japan, japanese art, japanese folklore, kwaidan, Lafcadio Hearn, monsters, yokai

Ghoulish array of shapeshifting monsters from Japanese folklore.

The Bakemono Zukushi “Monster” Scroll (18th–19th century)

- June 5, 2018 in bakemono, ghosts, japan, japanese art, japanese folklore, kwaidan, Lafcadio Hearn, monsters, yokai

Ghoulish array of shapeshifting monsters from Japanese folklore.

Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio (1880)

- November 14, 2017 in china, chinese literature, fairytales, folklore, folktales, ghosts, spirits

First English translation of Pu Songling's collection of classical Chinese stories, including magical pear trees, thimble-sized babies, ghostly cities, and mean spirited daughters-in-law being turned into pigs.

Notes on the Fourth Dimension

- October 28, 2015 in 4D, Books, charles howard hinton, Featured Articles, flatland, fourth dimension, geometry, ghosts, hinton cube, hyperspace, mathematical fiction, mathematics, maths, Philosophy, physics, Science & Medicine, spirits, spiritualism, tesseract

Hyperspace, ghosts, and colourful cubes - Jon Crabb on the work of Charles Howard Hinton and the cultural history of higher dimensions.

Spectropia; or, Surprising Spectral Illusions (1865)

- October 21, 2015 in ghosts, halloween, illusion, optical illusion, spirits

A book of Victorian hi-tech ghost conjuring which allows the reader to summon, as the sub-title proclaims, ghosts everywhere and of any colour.

Spectropia; or, Surprising Spectral Illusions (1865)

- October 21, 2015 in ghosts, halloween, illusion, optical illusion, spirits

A book of Victorian hi-tech ghost conjuring which allows the reader to summon, as the sub-title proclaims, ghosts everywhere and of any colour.