Snow-day traditions are fun ways to conjure a day off from school. For a folklorist, the complexity of tradition goes much further than an act of fun.
The essence of being a Newfoundlander lies at the heart of the differences between the two cultures.
The St. John’s Haunted Hike continues to capture the interest of hundreds. Its Halloween events are sold out in advance.
Storytellers of all kinds gathered at the Rocket Bakery this Tuesday to kick off the Storytelling Festival and to help celebrate the craft.
“Like many traditions, the specifics of who could charm away warts varies from place to place.”
In comparison to the cute, friendly little creature Hollywood likes to portray them as, fairies seem to have a much darker history in Newfoundland.