The Black Pig

The Black Pig

They say that if a man would keep from getting his face washed for nine days, he would see the wind as well as the black pig.


(source Manx Notes & Queries (1904), edited by Charles Roeder; artwork, Valley of the Black Pig by Drochfuil (inspired by WB Yeats))

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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