Episode 25: TOP 10 FUN FOLKLORE FACTS from "Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland"
Today Karen tells Lucy her TOP 10 FUN FOLKLORE FACTS from "Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland" - a very well-known book by Folklorist John Gregorson Campbell. While Karen and Lucy weren't (sadly) drinking this episode, you DEFINITELY may want to consider pouring a wee dram and settling in for some real fun as this stuff is FUNNY and will be sure to both delight and surprise you!!!
We highly recommend the visual version for this one in particular, lots of good fun!
Today Karen explores the roles that Fairies and superstition played in the Scottish Witch Trials that was responsible for the murder of over 4,000 innocent people (mostly women) in the 16th and 17th century. What, and more specifically WHO she discovers during this dark period in history, may very well surprise you!
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This week on Episode 8 of the 1 Scot 1 Not podcast we discuss the infamous witch of Aldearn, aka Isobel Gowdie, aka the QUEEN OF THE WITCHES! We take a quick look at the history of the witch trials in Scotland before diving into some of the wild and crazy shenanigans that Isobel confessed to during her interrogation (including somewhat raunchy dealings with the devil himself and her forays into Elfland!!! OH MY!) Among many other shocking things, Lucy divulges some favourite witch curses against men! Want to learn more? Listen to find out!
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Lucy Brydon & Karen Campbell
Talking all things Scotland!