Thursday, 11 January 2007
The true story of a whistling ghost from the community of Cartwright, Labrador, Canada, read by author and storyteller Dale Jarvis from his book "Haunted Shores: True Ghost Stories of Newfoundland and Labrador" (Flanker Press, 2004). Recorded January 11, 2007. Listen here!
A traditional fairy story from the Isle of Skye, originally collected by W.Y Evans-Wentz in the early part of the twentieth century, and which was published in his book "The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries." It includes references to the fairy practice of abducting human children, and also of the fair folk's gift of prophecy. Listen here!
Wednesday, 10 January 2007
A traditional tale from the Southern Shore of Newfoundland, Canada, concerning a young married couple who discover they have built their house on a path used by the good people, and the steps that couple take to rid themselves of fairy mischief. Recorded by Dale Jarvis, September 3, 2006, St. John's, Newfoundland. Listen here!