Ramidreju the Weasel Gold Digger #AtoZChallenge

This is part of theĀ A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Ramidreju Gold Digger (say that three-times fast šŸ˜‰ ) FromĀ Cantabria mythology in northern Spain, the Ramidreju is a weasel-like creature said to be born once every hundred years from … Continue reading Ramidreju the Weasel Gold Digger #AtoZChallenge

Qilin the Dragon-like #AtoZChallenge

Part of theĀ A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! QilinĀ of Asia A mythical hooved creature fromĀ Chinese and Asian culture, said to appear with the arrival or passing of a sage or greatĀ ruler, and seen as a good omen. The qilin is described … Continue reading Qilin the Dragon-like #AtoZChallenge

Panotti of the Big Ears #AtoZChallenge

Part of theĀ A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Panotti of the Big Ears This legend comes from the ancient encyclopedic works "Natural History of both the real and the imaginative," published by Pliny the Elder in AD 77-79 (Yep, it's that old).Ā It's one of the … Continue reading Panotti of the Big Ears #AtoZChallenge

Onions, What Vampires Fear #AtoZChallenge

Part of theĀ A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Onions &Ā Garlic, the Vampire Repellent So what is it with garlic and onions? Why do monsters and vampires fear it, hate it, run away from it? Come along with me as we speculate the reasons why! (onions … Continue reading Onions, What Vampires Fear #AtoZChallenge

Nian the Chinese Monster #AtoZChallenge

Part of theĀ A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Nian the Chinese Monster Legend tells of a huge beast resembling a lion, bearing hornsĀ on its head, named by the locals "Nian." There are variations of the tale, but this one states that at every New Year's … Continue reading Nian the Chinese Monster #AtoZChallenge

Mongolian Death Worm #AtoZChallenge

Part of theĀ A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Mongolian Death Worm AĀ creature saidĀ to exist in the Gobi Desert, it's described as a bright red worm, between 2-5 feetĀ long.Ā Some say it attacks by spewing outĀ an acidĀ that, on contact, will turn anything it touches yellow and corroded, … Continue reading Mongolian Death Worm #AtoZChallenge

Loch Ness Monster the Scotland mystery #AtoZChallenge

Part of theĀ A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Loch Ness Monster Every great lake has a monster legend. Nessie is one of those legends,Ā and it'sĀ said to inhabit Scotland's deepest lake. But just as the Cat Sith was based on a real … Continue reading Loch Ness Monster the Scotland mystery #AtoZChallenge

Kraken of the Norwegian Seas #AtoZChallenge

Part of theĀ A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Kraken What are the origins of the Kraken? That great beast, the predatory monster of the seas? Well it turns out there is something similar, though smaller in size: The giant squid. The … Continue reading Kraken of the Norwegian Seas #AtoZChallenge

Jorogumo the real Spider-Woman #AtoZChallenge

It was said that when a spider turned 400 years old (growing about the size of a cow) it gained magical powers. This she-spider would then...

American Folklore: the Hidebehind #AtoZChallenge

A nocturnal fearsome creature, one that preys on humans who wander the woods at night. Powerful and large, though none who have fully seen it have survived to tell us more. *shudders* It was credited for the disappearances of...