Entries by Willow C Winsham

Abracadabra! 6 sizzling sorcerers from history

Historical or fictional, magical and mysterious characters are what good legends are made of. Take a look at this selection of sizzling sorcerers from the past. Erik Vaderhatt (830/850AD-882AD) Known as “Weather Hat”, this mythical Swedish king was believed to be able to control the winds with just the hat from his head. He had […]

Witchy weirdness: 8 historical ways to spot a witch

Everyone knows what a witch looks like – tall pointed hat, hooked nose, long chin, not to mention the obligatory broomstick. It should be easy to spot one a mile off! The only problem is that witches, throughout history, looked very much like anyone else. Luckily, there were several sure-fire ways of identifying whether Mr […]