I don’t have a proper post today, but I wanted to share a couple blog-related things: some great books I bought recently, and an ongoing map of the world’s mythical creatures, cryptids, and assorted supernatural beings. Book Haul: 2 New Treasures and 1 Mystery Thanks to this blog, I’ve made three folklore-related book purchases in […]
Selkies are one of my favorite mythical/supernatural creatures, no doubt related to the melancholy nature of the legends told about them. Look, if it’s not absurdly bloody, heart-crushingly sad, or at least suitably bittersweet, it’s no good. And the various selkie legends have got those criteria covered.