Ep 53: Dartmoor Gnomes and Seer Lineage
Another delve into the original interview recordings I made in early 2017 when the Modern Fairy Sightings Project first launched. Mark Norman and I were at the time researching for the Devon chapter in Simon Young’s book Magical Folk.
One particular woman responded to a poster I'd pinned up in Dartmoor, calling for people to contact with their fairy encounters! We spoke about her family history with fairies and her own understandings of the Otherworld.
Later on in the show, I share more reported fairy sightings on Dartmoor featured in Janet Bord’s book, Fairies: Real Encounters with Little People.
In the bonus episode on Patreon, we explore 20th century Dartmoor folklore by Theo Brown, which mentions a few stories of sightings in Postbridge, not far from Bovey Tracey, where our guest had lived.
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Content warning: These are not fairytales and the content is unsuitable for children. Some episodes may contain details which some may find unsettling or frightening. The Modern Fairy Sightings Podcast is designed for listeners 16 years and older.
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