Mythological Girls: Cailleach

Cailleach is a creator and weather deity in Gaelic mythology, portrayed as a hag or older woman. The word “Cailleach” means hag or veiled in Scottish Gaelic. She’s also known as Beira, the deity of the winter in Scottish mythology. The 20th century...

Political Powerhouses: Nicola Sturgeon

Last week Nicola Sturgeon met with Theresa May to discuss the issue of Brexit before the enactment of Article 50. The two women were discussing the impact Britain’s exit from the EU will have on the people of Scotland. They also discussed how they...

Witchcraft Trials through the Ages: Great Britain

We recently heard the story of the Pendle Witches from Lancashire (UK) and read about how girls were subjected to “witch tests” so as to determine their crimes. It was whilst digging deeper that stories from all over Great Britain came to light, and with spooky...

Mary, Queen of Scots

  Mary Queen of Scots (December 1542 – February 1587) was queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567 and queen consort of France from 1559 to 1560. She became queen of Scotland when she was just 6 days old, her father James V of Scotland had died from injuries...

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