The Myth Maze

There is a lost myth on every street corner and in every children's nursery rhyme. This blog seeks to explore some of these with you.

Sayings

Pomp and Pantomime

On the 29th September a new lord Mayor of London will be elected by the Aldermen of the city and take office amidst  all the traditional  pomp and ceremony that London is so renowned for.  The Lord Mayoral office is an ancient role dating back to the reign of Richard the Lionheart and his brother bad King John.  It was  King John who in 1215 shortly after agreeing to  The […]

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APRIL FOOLS

April has begun with the traditional fooling around that is April Fool’s day but why is April a good time to be foolish and play tricks on each other? We have passed the Spring Equinox and now the days are lengthening, day is winning the battle over night and summer is winning the battle over winter, Persephone has returned from the underworld and  it is a time of resurrection and renewal as […]

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Mad as a March Hare

It is March 20th we have reached the spring Equinox and the year is turning to the season of fertility and abundance. What myths and sayings spring to mind?   The first saying  to come to my mind is mad as a March hare  but why are they mad  and why are they particularly mad in March? Not as you might think the aggressive males fighting to win the females’ favours but both male […]

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