66 – Faerie Midwives

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What would you do if one of the Good People came knocking on your door?

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Would you answer?

Or would you hide behind the curtains?

Our relationship with the Good People has been one of twists and turns.

Ups and downs.

There is a theory, long held by many, that the Good People occasionally reproduce with humans.

There may be several reasons for this.

Faerie may enjoy the act of seduction, for some it might be a novelty, a boredom-buster, or perhaps it’s based on a genuine attraction.

Some believe the good people need to reproduce with humans from time to time to keep their own bloodlines strong.  Perhaps there are particular races of Faerie which do benefit from the occasional shot of human genetic material.

And today we’re going to look at the nuts and bolts of this. Not the beginning of the process, but rather the end. A Faerie giving birth to a child who is half human.

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Did you know that Faerie giving birth to a human/faerie child requires a Human midwife or wise-woman to attend her during birth?

cats cicely mary barker (2)There are many women who have attended a Faerie during childbirth and returned to tell the tale.

Some of these Faerie midwives benefit from their service, while many others wish they had never answered that knock at the door…

 

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Perhaps you have your own story to share?

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Our website is bursting with true, and amazing, tales of encounters with the Good People from folk all over the world. You’re sure to find a tale there to get you thinking… Thanks to everyone who has shared their own experiences with us so far.

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Podcast Credits

Edited by Magic Dan.

‘I’d love to be a Fairy’s Child’ by Robert Graves. Read by thecherrypie.

Tales from:

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‘Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries’ by Evans-Wentz. 1911

Theme Music:

‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo

Additional Music:

‘Oriente’ by OAK

‘Ukulele Lullaby’ by Man DeLorean.

‘Dulcimer Lullaby’ by The Wood Yogi.

‘Ravens Lullaby’ by Royalty Free Music.

‘Darkest Child’ by Kevin Macleod.

‘Horror Scary Kids’ and ‘Come Play With Me’ by WHAT pictures.

65 – Blue Faerie

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by Brian Froud

I always try to look at the good people from a fresh perspective: respectfully brushing aside the acceptance of some that Faerie exist only in dusty old reference books…

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while gently stepping around those who believe only in the pretty, sweet Faerie of recent popular culture.

Perhaps the Good People dwell somewhere in between the two, but one thing we know for certain, we must at all times, keep an open mind.

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by Brian Froud

So… we have looked at the Good People in respectfully loose sort of groups, such as ‘Household Faerie’, ‘Water Faerie’ or ‘Messenger Faerie’.

On this week’s episode we draw inspiration from nature Herself, and in particular, the colour blue.bluecap

Taking a peek at Faerie who may have nothing else in common but that they are blue in colour.

(I hope the Good People won’t mind).

We know that the good people are an eclectic lot. Wildy diverse in appearance and character, so let’s get to know some blue ones:

Black Annis, Bluecap, Blue Men of the Minch and Blue Burches.

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Podcast Credits
Edited by Magic Dan.
Theme Music:
‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.

Additional Music:
‘Red Haired Boy’ by tousefree – Royalty Free Music
‘Wish you were here’ by Royalty Free Zone.
‘Sugar Plum Fairy – dark version’, ‘Quinn’s Song’ and ‘Night Music’ by Kevin Macleod.

64 – The Fynoderee

The Isle of Man: some believe it is near overrun with Faerie!

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Isle of Man postage stamp, 1997

On today’s episode we cross the famous Isle of Man ‘Fairy Bridge’ and get to know the Household Faerie: Fynoderee. (There are various spellings of the name. I choose the spelling as used by Sophia Morrison in her 1911 book ‘Manx Fairy Tales‘. )

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by Alan Lee

Large and with the strength of 10 men, the Fynoderee is kind-hearted, hard-working and loyal, a great asset to any farming family.

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Sounds wonderful doesn’t it?

But best be careful, and don’t take him for granted, for he can be a prickly Faerie.

You may accept him into your home and family and live peacefully and productively for many years, but…

you must be ever mindful never to offend, ridicule or criticise him…

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Podcast Credits
Edited by Magic Dan.
Theme Music: ‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.
Additional Music: ‘Errigal’, ‘Evening Fall Harp’ and ‘Angevin’ by Kevin Macleod.

63 – Faerie Doctors

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by Jean Baptiste Monge

The Good People have been around us since ever there was.

Over the many ages, they have watched us battle through disease, famine, war and yes, even pandemic.

They have watched us struggle and fall and they have watched us rise again. And we do rise, and rebuild. Every time.

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by Jean Baptiste Monge

On this week’s Podcast we consider what the Good People think when they watch our struggle. There can be no doubt some of the Good People take pleasure in our suffering, some empathize and others…

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by Jean Baptiste Monge

well they actively try to help us.

Their help comes in many forms.

One method they use is: Faerie Doctors.

They’re not Faerie’,

and they’re not Doctors,

but the Good People use them to help us in times of trouble.

Kitty ponders, could they be helping us now?

 

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Podcast Credits
Edited by Magic Dan.
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‘Hope is the thing with feathers’ written by Emily Dickinson. Read by Emkay.
Theme Music:
‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.

Additional Music:
‘Gymnopedie No 1 – Satie’ by Audio Library
‘Windswept’, ‘Cattails’, ‘Side Path’, ‘Teller of the Tales’ and ‘Fairytale Waltz’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Surreal State’ by Royalty Free Mystical Music
‘Quiet Place’ by Jonny Easton.

62 – Are Mermaids Fallen Angels?

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by Zach Franzen

Did you know… some folk believe the Good People are angels who have fallen from heaven? fallen angel (3)

It’s true!

One theory of the Good People tells us they are in fact rebellious angels who fell from heaven and dwell in a world of their own.

Being neither good enough for heaven, nor bad enough for hell.

Is it said that:

one third of these fallen angels fell on the land,

one third fell into the water,

and one third remained suspended in the sky.

On this week’s episode, we test this theory by taking a close look at tales of Mermaids keeping in mind they may be fallen angels.

 

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Are there Mermen in Galway Bay?

Together we will ponder if this could explain why: some Mermaids avoid us, others cause us harm, while others come to our aid.

Join Kitty for a look at the Good People with an open mind and a fresh perspective.

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Podcast Credits
Edited by Magic Dan.
Tales from duchas.ie

Theme Music:
‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.

Additional Music:
‘Moonlight Sonata’ by Beethoven. From AudioLibrary.
‘Gaelic’s Call’ by Trey VanZandt (YouTube.com/c/treyvanzandt)
‘Nature Ambient’ by Royalty Free sounds.
‘Atlantean twilight’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘The Emerald Hills’ Trey VanZandt (YouTube.com/c/treyvanzandt)

61 – Faerie Trees in Donegal

This week, Kitty whisks you away from everyday life to the rugged, windswept and spectacularly wild, north west of Ireland, and the County of Donegal.

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by Alan Lee

Over the ages, many of the Good People have retreated into unruly, largely uninhabited places.

The sort of places which offer Faerie sanctuary within the natural landscape from Humans and their relentless intrusion.

Places just like Donegal.

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Slieve League, County Donegal. From ireland.com

On this week’s episode, Kitty takes a sneaky peek at the Good People who dwell in Donegal and in particular, at their bond with trees.

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by AW Crawford

We ponder why…

some Faerie physically harm a person meddling or destroying a tree,

while another Faerie will give the person a fair warning not to harm a tree,

and others still, reward a Human for not harming a tree!

One thing we know for certain: The Good Folk are curious and complicated. Get to know them with Kitty!

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Our website is bursting with true, and amazing, tales of encounters with the Good People from folk all over the world. You’re sure to find a tale there to get you thinking… Thanks to everyone who has shared their own experiences with us so far.

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Podcast Credits
Edited by Magic Dan.
Tales from duchas.ie
Read by Jalnor and Cwduddy.

Theme Music:
‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.

Additional Music:
‘Ethereal Dream’ by Dox.
‘Ghost’ by Royalty Free Music.
‘Mystery’ by Audio Library.
‘Sneaky Adventure’, ‘Danse Morialta’, ‘An Unsettling Theme’, ‘Side Path’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Cloudy’ by Vladimir Khrobystov.

60 – 7 Curious Tales of the Good People

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by Arthur Rackham

So many of us are having to lay low at the moment.

Staying close to home.

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by Theodor Kittelsen

Living a simple life, just focusing on our basic needs.

Looking out for each other and appreciating the little pleasures in life we so often overlook.

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by Arthur Rackham

It seems like a good time to re-read a favourite book

Listen to some old records

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Maybe bake one of Granny’s old recipes

Dust off the board games

Or perhaps immerse yourself in the lives of the Good People by listening to my backlog of Podcast episodes…..

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by Jean Baptiste Monge

 

No matter where you are during these difficult days, I hope you can join Nathan, Jal and I, as we relax by the crackling fireplace and share a few particularly curious tales of the Good People.

Cheers,

Kitty

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Podcast Credits
Edited by Magic Dan.
Tales from duchas.ie
Read by Nathan and Jalnor.

Theme Music: ‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.
Additional Music: ‘Summit’ by Jonny Easton.

59 – The Faerie Paths

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by Margaret Tarrant.

The Good People are itchy footed folk. They like to move and have several methods of getting from one place to another.

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by Warwick Goble.

They are known to travel within a fairy wind, other times they hitch a ride on the back of a horse, or with a human, either on their shoulder or on their wagon.

But it seems most often the Good People travel by land.

Did you know they have favourite routes to travel and these have come to be known as fairy paths.

Though unseen by us, the Good People travel upon these paths whenever it pleases them to do it.

It is from numerous recorded accounts, that we know just how fond, and protective, they are of their well-worn paths.

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by Theodor Kittelsen

They have no patience for humans who think to obstruct or interfere them and don’t hesitate to take drastic action against people, and structures, which do.

We ponder why Fairy Paths are so important to the Good People and what we can do to help maintain them. Kitty shares some tips on how to avoid building on a Fairy Path and if it’s too late, and you already have, what you can do to placate the Good People.

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Podcast Credits
Edited by Magic Dan
Tales from duchas.ie Read by TheCherryPie and Nathan Conkey.

Theme Music: ‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo

Additional Music: ‘Old Soul’, ‘Fireflies’, ‘Soul Blossoms’ by Jonny Easton.
‘Enchanted Valley’, ‘Heavy Heart’ by Kevin Macleod.
‘Surreal State’ by Royaltyfreemusic.

58 – The Kelpie

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Do you love horses?

Are you moved by the magnificence, grace and immense strength of horses?

You are vulnerable to fall victim to the Kelpie. kelpie3

The Kelpie love Humans… especially as a snack!

Dwelling in the deep, dark pockets of streams and lakes, Kelpies have been watching us, and feeding on us, for many ages.

Described as Shapeshifters, the Kelpie may appear to us in the form of an ethereally beautiful and enticing horse.

Or a grotesquely ugly and stanching horse, dripping wet with seaweed and grasses hanging off them.

Sounds like a Kelpie would be easy to spot!

Not so fast… did you know that Kelpie have been known to appear to Humans as a young, virile and seductive person?

Or sometimes, a sweet, old and non-threatening person.

No matter how they appear before you, the end is the same. Your end is the same: a tasty wee Human morsel…

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Join Kitty to find out how to avoid encountering a Kelpie, what to do if you spot one and how to escape their deadly intentions.

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Podcast Credits
Edited by Magic Dan.

The Folk-Lore of the North-East of Scotland By Walter Gregor, 1881.
Survivals in Belief Among the Celts, by George Henderson, 1911.

Theme Music:
‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo
Additional Music:
‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ by Tchaikovsky. Performed by Myuu.
‘Corpse Bride’ performed by Myuu.
‘Black Waters’, ‘Lurking Waters’, Tiptoe’ by Myuu.
‘Dark Tension Rising’ by Mattia Cupelli.
‘Dancers in the Fire – Mystical Harp’ by Jonny Easton.

57 – 3 Clues to Faerie Nature

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by Christian Schloe.

So, you think you know the Good People?

How well do you know them, really?

It’s no secret that Encounters with the Good People is on a mission to discover what the Good People think of us.

To know what they think, and how they feel about us, we must first get to know them.

This is no easy task for the Good People are notoriously elusive and unpredictable.

But, there is good news!

There is much we can learn of the Good People from their behaviour, their longevity, their affinity with the natural world and, of course, records of their interactions with us.

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by Brian Froud.

This week, Kitty delves deeper into the nature of the Good People to look at 3 insights to birdcage (2)their character and ponders:

could understanding the nature of the Good People help us to narrow the space between us?

And, could being a little more like the Good People improve the quality of our own lives?

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Our website is bursting with true, and amazing, tales of encounters with the Good People from folk all over the world. You’re sure to find a tale there to get you thinking… Thanks to everyone who has shared their own experiences with us so far on www.encounterswiththegoodpeople.com

Podcast Credits.

Edited by Magic Dan.

Tale from: duchas.ie and ‘Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales’ by George Douglas. 1911. Read by thecherrypie.

Theme Music: ‘Irish Coffee’ by Giorgio di Campo.

Additional Music: ‘Side Path’ and ‘Long Road Ahead B’ by Kevin Macleod.

‘Gymnopedie No 1 – Satie’ by Audio Library.

‘You’ by Myuu.

‘Distant Tales’ by Jay Man. Royalty Free Music.

‘Red Haired Boy’ by tousefree.