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Grindylows are water demons from the county of Yorkshire. Parents told their children of grindylows to prevent them from getting in the cold water, since Grindylows had long fingers that would drag children into the deep.
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Grindylows are water demons from the county of Yorkshire. Parents told their children of grindylows to prevent them from getting in the cold water, since Grindylows had long fingers that would drag children into the deep. #FairyTaleTuesday

@imissthedteam 14, when I started high school. You had to pay per text and per minute talking, so it was only for emergencies ๐Ÿ˜… @BabayagaProject The BabaYaga Project ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ Videos and pictures

@imissthedteam 14, when I started high school. You had to pay per text and per minute talking, so it was only for emergencies ๐Ÿ˜…

New years bring superstitions. Some people believe that it's bad luck to even look at the next year's calendar until January 1; others believe it is bad luck to keep up the old calendar past midnight on December 31. Be careful with your calendars! ๐ŸŒƒ๐ŸŽ‡๐Ÿ“†โฐ
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New years bring superstitions. Some people believe that it's bad luck to even look at the next year's calendar until January 1; others believe it is bad luck to keep up the old calendar past midnight on December 31. Be careful with your calendars! ๐ŸŒƒ๐ŸŽ‡๐Ÿ“†โฐ #SuperstitionSat

Many people believe that cows lying down means rain is on the way ๐Ÿ„๐ŸŒง๏ธ This may be because cows simply like lying down in cooler weather, or they might just know something we don't!
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Many people believe that cows lying down means rain is on the way ๐Ÿ„๐ŸŒง๏ธ This may be because cows simply like lying down in cooler weather, or they might just know something we don't! #FolkloreThursday

@WyrdWednesday It's all coming together ๐Ÿ˜ฎ @BabayagaProject The BabaYaga Project ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ Videos and pictures

@WyrdWednesday It's all coming together ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

I'm Ukraine, Belarus, and parts of Russia, girls float flower crowns with lit candles down rivers. The first candle to go out will be the first girl to die. The wreaths are chased by boys, and the wreath they pick might be their future wife ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ
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I'm Ukraine, Belarus, and parts of Russia, girls float flower crowns with lit candles down rivers. The first candle to go out will be the first girl to die. The wreaths are chased by boys, and the wreath they pick might be their future wife ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ #SuperstitionSat

On the summer solstice in the Middle Ages, you were supposed to pick seven wildflowers flowers from seven different fields to bring luck and prosperity 
๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿต๏ธ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒผ
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On the summer solstice in the Middle Ages, you were supposed to pick seven wildflowers flowers from seven different fields to bring luck and prosperity ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿต๏ธ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒผ #SuperstitionSat

The Enchanted Tsarรฉvich is the tale of a selfish prince who is turned into a winged snake, and must find love to be free of his curse. When a merchant steals from him, the beast demands his daughter as payment, and they fall in love and break the spell 
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The Enchanted Tsarรฉvich is the tale of a selfish prince who is turned into a winged snake, and must find love to be free of his curse. When a merchant steals from him, the beast demands his daughter as payment, and they fall in love and break the spell #FaustianFriday

Scottish legend tells us of the selkies, beings who can shapeshift from a seal into a human by removing their seal coat. They are often seen as alluring and are pursued by humans. Song of the Sea (2014) is a beautiful animated tale of selkies ๐Ÿฆญ๐Ÿ’ž
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Scottish legend tells us of the selkies, beings who can shapeshift from a seal into a human by removing their seal coat. They are often seen as alluring and are pursued by humans. Song of the Sea (2014) is a beautiful animated tale of selkies ๐Ÿฆญ๐Ÿ’ž #FairyTaleTuesday

In Greek myth, Oizys is the goddess of grief and misery.  She is the daughter of Nyx, goddess of night, and Erebus, god of darkness. Her Roman name is Miseria, which is where the word "misery" comes from.
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In Greek myth, Oizys is the goddess of grief and misery. She is the daughter of Nyx, goddess of night, and Erebus, god of darkness. Her Roman name is Miseria, which is where the word "misery" comes from. #MythologyMonday

When moving into a new home, always sprinkle a little salt at the door! Itโ€™s said to keep pesky evil spirits away and bring health and prosperity. Just donโ€™t forget to sweep it up after 24 hours, or the effects are null and void! ๐Ÿง‚๐Ÿ 
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When moving into a new home, always sprinkle a little salt at the door! Itโ€™s said to keep pesky evil spirits away and bring health and prosperity. Just donโ€™t forget to sweep it up after 24 hours, or the effects are null and void! ๐Ÿง‚๐Ÿ  SuperstitionSat

Bringing an old broom into a new home is said to "sweep away" your good luck, so ditch your broom in your next move.
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Bringing an old broom into a new home is said to "sweep away" your good luck, so ditch your broom in your next move. #SuperstitionSat

In the Victorian era, it was popular to memorialize your deceased loved ones by keeping locks of their hair. This hair was often arranged or woven, and then placed into lockets or brooches, so that a piece of your loved one could stay with you always ๐Ÿ’‡
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In the Victorian era, it was popular to memorialize your deceased loved ones by keeping locks of their hair. This hair was often arranged or woven, and then placed into lockets or brooches, so that a piece of your loved one could stay with you always ๐Ÿ’‡ #FaustianFriday

The Dance of Death/ Danse Macabre was a common motif in European art after the Black Death. The art showed skeletons dancing with everyone from peasants to kings, and leading them to the afterlife. It was an artistic reminder that death comes for all โ˜ ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ƒ#FaustianFriday @BabayagaProject The BabaYaga Project ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ Videos and pictures

The Dance of Death/ Danse Macabre was a common motif in European art after the Black Death. The art showed skeletons dancing with everyone from peasants to kings, and leading them to the afterlife. It was an artistic reminder that death comes for all โ˜ ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ƒ#FaustianFriday

Scheherazade was the wife of Shahryar, a king who married a new virgin each night and beheaded her the next morning. Scheherazade avoided death for 1001 nights by telling him a new story each night, and after all that time he chose to keep her as his queen. #FolkloreThursday @BabayagaProject The BabaYaga Project ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ Videos and pictures

Scheherazade was the wife of Shahryar, a king who married a new virgin each night and beheaded her the next morning. Scheherazade avoided death for 1001 nights by telling him a new story each night, and after all that time he chose to keep her as his queen. #FolkloreThursday

Retired NASA astronaut Dr. Story Musgrave, claims he saw an 8-foot-long white snake floating through space. This could've been a hose detached from the space ship but Musgrave remains adamant that what he saw was a large reptile!
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Retired NASA astronaut Dr. Story Musgrave, claims he saw an 8-foot-long white snake floating through space. This could've been a hose detached from the space ship but Musgrave remains adamant that what he saw was a large reptile! #WyrdWednesday

Vasilisa's deceased mother left her a doll, who could speak and help the young girl. When she went to BabaYaga and had to do impossible chores for the witch, the doll helped her achieve all her tasks to gain BabaYaga's favour. #FairyTaleTuesday #folklore @BabayagaProject The BabaYaga Project ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ Videos and pictures

Vasilisa's deceased mother left her a doll, who could speak and help the young girl. When she went to BabaYaga and had to do impossible chores for the witch, the doll helped her achieve all her tasks to gain BabaYaga's favour. #FairyTaleTuesday #folklore

Broke: sophisticated apartment decor

Woke: crafting an enchanted woodland/Shire realm for your pets @BabayagaProject The BabaYaga Project ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ Videos and pictures

Broke: sophisticated apartment decor Woke: crafting an enchanted woodland/Shire realm for your pets

@GodysseyPodcast They way I see it, if someone calls you out, you have the right to set the record straight and put them in their place. And if they keep going they get blocked. If someone wants to engage in bad faith, they can go elsewhere because I'm not here for it haha @BabayagaProject The BabaYaga Project ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ Videos and pictures

@GodysseyPodcast They way I see it, if someone calls you out, you have the right to set the record straight and put them in their place. And if they keep going they get blocked. If someone wants to engage in bad faith, they can go elsewhere because I'm not here for it haha

Little known fact, but BabaYaga has appeared in a variety of comics and graphic novels! Whether as a warrior witch or an unconventional teacher, she always brings magic, spooky vibes, and general wyrdness! 

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Little known fact, but BabaYaga has appeared in a variety of comics and graphic novels! Whether as a warrior witch or an unconventional teacher, she always brings magic, spooky vibes, and general wyrdness! #WyrdWednesday

In the Japanese tale the One Inch Boy, an elderly couple's son grows to only one inch, but he wishes to be a warrior. He sets out with a needle as a sword, slays an Oni, and rescues the damsel.  He picks up the Oni's magic hammer, swings it, and grows 6ft! #FairyTaleTuesday @BabayagaProject The BabaYaga Project ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฑ Videos and pictures

In the Japanese tale the One Inch Boy, an elderly couple's son grows to only one inch, but he wishes to be a warrior. He sets out with a needle as a sword, slays an Oni, and rescues the damsel. He picks up the Oni's magic hammer, swings it, and grows 6ft! #FairyTaleTuesday