Green Knowe: Ghost Children and Christian Folklore A house surrounded by flood and inhabited by ghost children. Whispers on the stairs. A toy horse rocking by itself. Plague deaths. Legs blown off in war. Demon trees… This twee book for children is sounding like a spectral children’s companion to the Woman in Black. It is […]Read more..
Christmas Trees, Caves and Cribbage. The strange connections between the game of Cribbage, a bronze age boardgame carved in a cave and the first artificial Christmas trees in Babylonian temples. “In the woods there grew a tree and a fine tree was he..” Crib is an odd game of weird rules and counting systems, it […]Read more..