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Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland #travel

I’ve always wanted to visit the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Island. It is a mysterious place, full of myths and legends about Finn McCool an Irish giant who was at war with a Scottish giant called Benandonner. Some quick thinking by Finn McCool’s wife...

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Matau, the Giant

Like most countries, New Zealand has myths to explain the formation of various lakes and mountains. This is the legend of how Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, New Zealand was formed. Renowned beauty Manata lived in Otago in the South Island of New Zealand. She was popular...

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Thirteen Tricksters & Meanies from the World of Mythology

Many romances, especially paranormal and urban fantasy ones, are based on the world of mythology. An example is Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Hunter series. Old myths and legends are rich in ideas for authors, so I thought I’d mention a few characters from within mythology for...

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Just Add Water

The copy of NZ Woman's Health I purchased (see yesterday's blog post) had an interesting article about water and some of the myths people believe about it. Here are some I found particularly interesting. 1. Bottled water is NOT better than tap water. In most cases tap...

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