Cornish Wreckers, and a Ghost Ship

The English county of Cornwall, situated as it is, jutting out like a gnarled finger into the Atlantic Ocean, has long been a natural trap for unwary or unlucky mariners. Its coastline is strewn with thousands of shipwrecks, as are the Isles of Scilly, which are situated some 50 kilometers to the west of Lands’ … Continue reading Cornish Wreckers, and a Ghost Ship

Marriage, Superstition and the Modern Woman

These Days, where love and marriage are concerned, modern woman, who would not consider themselves superstitious, often, unwittingly follow ancient superstitious rituals, whose origins have long been mostly forgotten, thinking them to be merely quaint traditions. For example, most brides wear a veil when they leave home to travel to the ceremony, which most people … Continue reading Marriage, Superstition and the Modern Woman