Manx Superstition

Manx Superstition

When the robin will not sing in churchyard trees, the place is said to be haunted.


(source: photo; text from an article in the Hartford Times, 1892)

Bernadette Weyde

Bernadette Weyde

I'm a web designer, amateur historian and keen gardener and I enjoy bringing Manx history, folklore and poetry to a modern audience.


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