Strawberry Moons, the Origins of Elves, and Birthday Divinations
We highly recommend that you find an almanac or lunar-oriented datebook to help you with planning out your own magical year. Some we can recommend:
- Or your local Farmer’s Almanac!
You can find a transcript of this episode at our Transcripts page.
This episode’s story is a trio of tales from the North Lands:
“The Origins of the Hidden Folk” – Three Northlands Tales
- The Origin of the Elves (Iceland)
- Eve’s Hidden Children (Iceland)
- The Tusse and Lilith (Norway)
In our cartomancy section, Laine will read for Cory, and Cory for Laine, but we’ll also share general information on the cards we pull, too. If you are interested in playing card divination, you can check out our Cartomancy post or pick up Cory’s book, 54 Devils.
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Title and closing music are “Runaround (AM Radio),” by Aaron Solomon, and is licensed from Audio Socket. (License #1273). Additional incidental music Kevin Macleod, from Free Music Archive and used under a CC 2.0 license.
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