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FFL (FOLKLORE, FABLES, AND LEGEND) FRIDAY: The Leprechaun

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Artwork by Andrea Dean Von Scoyoc When it comes to Celtic (particularly Irish) Myth and Lore, one of the first mythical creatures that might come to someone's mind is the Leprechaun. Over the years, it has appeared in entertainment in a variety of forms and incarnations, both benevolent and malevolent. But where exactly did the leprechaun have its origins and just how old is the mythology and legend? As with much of the ancient lore, claims of individuals encountering leprechauns are several, much like claims of encounters with faeries. In fact, leprechauns are said to be part of the fae folk and stories of them have been passed down generations. In fact, some of the first claims of sightings date as far back as the 700s. The question of how the leprechaun came to have its name, it is said to come from the old Irish word, luchorpán , meaning 'a small body' as they are said to stand no taller than a child of age three. Others claim it to have developed from an Irish word mea

JOIN ME IN THE TAVERN THIS FRIDAY WITH MY GUEST, APRIL C. THOMAS!

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    I am excited to have April C. Thomas of @fashionsrevisited and @fashionsrevisitedfoodways back in The Tavern on Friday, April 16 at 8PM EST. We will be talking period clothes, more time traveling adventures, and especially Fort Frederick which would have been taking place on the following weekend! We have some other cool things coming up on the livestream: April 16 - April C. Thomas of @fashionsrevisted April 23- Discussing the Tudors May 7- Eliza Vincz-Lichack of @silknsass76 Hope to see you! Cheers and Huzzah!     *******  Thanks for reading! Go on a musical adventure with me through time where for three days I'll send you a new song or story, and a personal email from me!  THREE DAY JOURNEY THROUGH TIME: https://tiffanyapancelticgothicrock.m ailchimpsites.com  +++ FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/tiffanyapanmusic ​    +++ WEBSITE: http://tiffanyapan.com ​   +++ INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/tiffanyapanmusic ​   SUPPORT THE MUSIC AND STORIES AND BUY ME A COFFEE! http

A Mythologie Candles Unboxing: Unearthing the Cave Troll!

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  So how do you think a cave troll would smell? Well, we find out when I unbox one of Mythologie Candle's newest candles, Cave Troll!    Check out Mythologie Candles! ******* Thanks for reading! Go on a musical adventure with me through time where for three days I'll send you a new song or story, and a personal email from me! THREE DAY JOURNEY THROUGH TIME: https://tiffanyapancelticgothicrock.mailchimpsites.com +++ FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/tiffanyapanmusic​ +++ WEBSITE: http://tiffanyapan.com​ +++ INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/tiffanyapanmusic​ SUPPORT THE MUSIC AND STORIES AND BUY ME A COFFEE! http://ko-fi.com/tiffanyapanmusic

History Book Haul! (Tudors, King Arthur, and More!)

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  My latest book haul! Check out some of the new books I got to read this Spring as I proceed working on new music, stories, and other content. What are you currently reading? (this was filmed after my Tavern Livestream this past Friday, so my Mythologie Candles are still burning!)  ******* Thanks for reading! Go on a musical adventure with me through time where for three days I'll send you a new song or story, and a personal email from me!  THREE DAY JOURNEY THROUGH TIME: https://tiffanyapancelticgothicrock.m... ​   +++ FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/tiffanyapanmusic​ ​    +++ WEBSITE: http://tiffanyapan.com​ ​   +++ INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/tiffanyapanmusic​ ​     SUPPORT THE MUSIC AND STORIES AND BUY ME A COFFEE! http://ko-fi.com/tiffanyapanmusic

The Tavern Livestream, EP 7: Celtic Lore & Legends

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In this episode, we discuss some Celtic history and lore in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day!   Also reviewed are @phanniesboozyjams Hot Pepper and Mango CBD infused jam @lbcchistorical Emily Bronte Tea   And featured on my table setup are @mythologiecandles Middle Earth Candles and The Alchemist I also discuss what I have coming up music wise and as a new blogger at @celticnationsmagazine   Plus a little history rant.   Cheers and huzzah! *******  Thanks for reading! Go on a musical adventure with me through time where for three days I'll send you a new song or story, and a personal email from me!  THREE DAY JOURNEY THROUGH TIME: https://tiffanyapancelticgothicrock.m ailchimpsites.com  +++ FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/tiffanyapanmusic ​    +++ WEBSITE: http://tiffanyapan.com ​   +++ INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/tiffanyapanmusic ​   SUPPORT THE MUSIC AND STORIES AND BUY ME A COFFEE! http://ko-fi.com/tiffanyapanmusic

Bonfires, Castles, and Time Travel Joins Forces with Celtic Nations Magazine!

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    Last month, I was absolutely thrilled to be offered a Musician profile page at the Celtic Nations Magazine website. Now, I am happy to announced that I was offered a blog there as well! The blog is called Gothic Celt. I will be putting up some selected articles from this Bonfires, Castles, and Time Travel website, along with coming up with a series exclusive to Celtic Nations Magazine. The Gothic Celt blog will also be another home for the Tavern Livestream replays.   Check out the blog, along with the great content on the rest of the website. Also, Celtic Nations Magazine puts out a physical magazine each quarter and this season's looks like a good one. :) Check out the Gothic Celt Blog!   I look forward to being part of the Celtic Nations family! ­čŹ║           *******  Thanks for reading! Go on a musical adventure with me through time where for three days I'll send you a new song or story, and a personal email from me!  THREE DAY JOURNEY THROUGH TIME: https://tiffanya

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in The Tavern!

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  This Friday, come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with me on The Tavern Livestream. Keeping with the spirit of the holiday, we will be discussing some popular Celtic lore by candlelight (as always!). I look forward to having you join me at my IG Live at 8PM EST.   The Tavern Livestream on IG Live   If you are unable to make it live, the replay will be available at all my other platforms. Cheers and Huzzah!