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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

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

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!

FFL FRIDAY: Song of the Sorrowing Harp (Norwegian Folklore)

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 Greetings!  On this FFL Friday, we are exploring a Norwegian folk tale (or a Viking Ghost Tale), Song of the Sorrowing Harp. The tale tells of a young woman who is drowned by her jealous sister. Some incarnations of the tale include the 17th century murder ballad, The Twa Sisters, and The Bonny Swans (performed by Loreena McKennitt).  Versions of the tale are spread through Scandinavia and the British Isles. At least 21 English variants exist under several names, including "Minnorie" or "Binnorie", "The Cruel Sister", "The Wind and Rain", "Dreadful Wind and Rain", "Two Sisters", "The Bonny Swans" and the "Bonnie Bows of London". In this FFL Friday, Chuck Owston tells us the tale that many refer to as a Viking Ghost Tale.     *******  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 JOU

THE TAVERN LIVESTREAM, EP 6: Women of the Early Taverns

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On the latest episode, I discuss the women of the early taverns! I also review some products by Mythologie Candles and Phannie's Boozy Jams and Jellies. Hope you enjoy this sixth episode! ******* 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.mailchimp.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

ONCE UPON A MOONLIT PATH: Part 1, Chapter 3

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  Catch up with the story by reading Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 if you missed them!  CHAPTER 3 Marissa turned her car into the parking lot of the museum, slowing down in front of the marquis. She turned the engine off, taking the key out of the ignition. She sat for a moment, taking in the surroundings and the grounds of the Wentworth House. Her encounter with Christopher had taken place a week ago though it felt like only yesterday. She had gone to the museum to work on a few things and each time she would look at the mirror above the mantle in the dining room, she thought she could feel Christopher staring back at her. The idea brought a soft smile to her face before a slight pang of sorrow would permeate her as she recalled him speaking of how his family was trying to betroth him to some other woman. Marissa emerged from her car, starting down the walkway and thinking about how far away the next full moon seemed. But when that time came, she would drive over to the Moonlit Path and w

FFL FRIDAY: Have you found the Faerie Ring?

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  Artwork by Andrea Dean Von Scoyac   Have you found the faerie ring? A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms, often found in forested areas, but can also appear in grasslands or rangelands. They are imprinted in many lore and legend, particularly the lore of Western Europe and is most associated with English and Celtic tales. According to some of the lore, if a human should happen upon a fairy ring and enter (intentionally or not), he or she will be forced to dance with the creatures. The human visitor will be unable to stop until he or she goes mad or perishes from exhaustion . Enchanted as they seem, faerie rings hold many dangers. According to an article written by Marla Brooks (and the article is linked below), fairy rings are also worn areas in the grass where the fairies had been dancing. Brooks writes of how those who join the fairy dance withing the circle under the moonlight are lost to