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2008-07-19 18:00:24

VISITORS to next month's Eisteddfod will have the chance to dress as druids, Welsh ladies, a miner and other national icons in a Wild West-style photo-booth. People flocking to the cultural extravaganza in Pontcanna Fields, Cardiff, can pose in costume depicting The Last Bard, Blodeuwedd from the Mabinogion, Dr William Price, the radical who pioneered cremation, Lady Llanover, the arts patron who created the traditional Welsh costume, and a coal miner. Photographer Roger Lougher, 49,...


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Hellhound
2013-10-07 06:39:39

A hellhound is a supernatural canine that is found in folklore and mythology in almost every culture around the world. It is said that some guard the entrances of the dead like grave yards and burial grounds and are often associated with the afterlife. It is also thought that if you see a hellhound or hear it howl, it is an omen of death. Some are claimed to hunt souls or guard supernatural treasures. A term used for describing a hellhound is “Bearer of Death”. They were believed to...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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