There is a general acceptance that the Green Man is a representation of a pagan deity, but this is not borne out by the abundance of Green Man carvings to be found on or within Christian churches. Could this contradiction be the clue that will lead to our understanding of this archaic figure? Why do we find the Green Many associated with churches?
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It's time for a fab-boo-lous #CURATORBATTLE! 💥
In honour of #Halloween, today's theme is #SpookiestObject! 👻
To start we have this 12th century carved stone featuring 3 demons tormenting a man. One demon is even pulling out the man's soul through his mouth!
BEAT THAT! 💥
Th’ Pob Hole, Springhead - where a local witch Nan o’ Pob committed suicide and her ghost terrorised the next three generations. #occult #Oldham #Lancashire #Springhead #witch http://www.mysteriousbritain.co.uk/folklore/th-pob-hole-springhead/
It's going to be a quiet solstice this year, happy memories from 3 years ago when we were at #Callanish on the Isle of Lewis @atopham #Solstice3