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So I Says to Mabon, I Says

This past Wednesday was the Autumnal Equinox, so I guess you should keep an eye out for pumpkin Piranha Plants and Koopas in Mario masks. I believe I was first aware of the season change in Super Mario World from … Continue reading

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Tales of the Gwyn Reaper

I was a bit stumped for ideas for a mythology post for this weekend, but then I remembered I’d been meaning to write about Gwyn ap Nudd, Welsh Lord of the Dead. Picture by Thalia Took I’ve already mentioned him … Continue reading

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The Best of Blest

The Merlin Conspiracy, by Diana Wynne Jones – From the title, you might think this book relates to Arthurian legend. And it sort of does, but really only tangentially. It’s about an alternate version of Britain (hardly new territory for … Continue reading

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