African Goddess wearing gold jewellery around her neck and hands. The moon behind her represents power.

The Mythical Origins of the African Goddesses in West African Societies

African Goddesses and West African societies is an exploration of African religion for the sake of understanding what African Goddesses are and how Western African societies relate to them. In this post I explore the existence of African Goddesses, which … Continue reading The Mythical Origins of the African Goddesses in West African Societies

Goblin Mythological Creature

Popular Mythological Creatures of Folklore and Fairytales

Tales of mythological creatures have captivated our imaginations for years. It’s since childhood our grandparents have shared stories about legendary animals, mythical monsters, and other amazing mythical creatures, isn’t it? There are innumerable of these mythological creatures. Some of these … Continue reading Popular Mythological Creatures of Folklore and Fairytales

Nixie, the water spirit, playing the harp.

An Exploration of the Nuances of Finnish Folklore and Legends

Myths, legends, folklore and fantastic tales are always intriguing to us, no matter what the geographical location is. Every country has its own collection of mythical creatures, legendary human figures and monsters. Finnish folklore and legends are no exception. The … Continue reading An Exploration of the Nuances of Finnish Folklore and Legends

Myth: The Dreamtime and its Importance to Indigenous Australians

Indigenous Australians are the world’s oldest existing culture on earth. According to archeological evidence, their history spans from 50 000 years to 80 000 years old. Indigenous Australians have preserved their history through stories called The Dreamtime, Dreamtime stories, or … Continue reading Myth: The Dreamtime and its Importance to Indigenous Australians