TALES OF WITCHERY AND KING KILLERS!

On first sight it could have been a graveyard in any number of peaceful English villages. Tall trees stood sentinel, planted to give summer shade for the neat rows of heads-stones on carefully mown lawns. Not England though but New England and the epitaphs on those tombstones in the small town of Hadley, Massachusetts, held the secrets of high drama played out on both sides of the Atlantic nearly three hundred years ago.

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HISTORY AND MYSTERY

THE HOME OF THE BRAVE

Seventy-five years ago the British Isles was an armed encampment lying off the shores of Hitler’s conquered Europe. There were millions of troops cram...

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THE HISTORY MAN

At Bohemianmojo we like to celebrate magical connections to the past – what we like to call ‘smoke from the flames of history - as much as we feel our...

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THE GOLDEN GHOST

ONCE AGAIN BOHEMIANMOJO REACHES INTO THE PAST Following the reader interest in our four part series - King Arthur: Busting the Myths - we’ve decided ...

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KING ARTHUR: BUSTING THE MYTHS (PART IV)

For the past three weeks Bohemianmojo has been showcasing our series on King Arthur trying to answer the question; was he a real person or a fable? We...

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KING ARTHUR: BUSTING THE MYTHS (PART III)

We imagine them clad in shining armour and visored helmets with brightly coloured pennants snapping in the breeze. Mounted on powerful steeds, these f...

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KING ARTHUR: BUSTING THE MYTHS PART II

Inspired by seven year-old Matilda Jones, who found her very own Excalibur in a fabled Cornish lake (see Part I) Bohemianmojo decided to unravel histo...

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KING ARTHUR: BUSTING THE MYTHS (Part I)

A week or so ago a young girl called Matilda Jones was paddling on the edge of a lake on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall when she found a four-foot long sword...

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Bedazzled By the Beaker Girl

Bohemian Mojo has something to admit. We’re currently obsessed with a girl from the Scottish Highlands. She’s called Ava and she’s about 5’5’’ tall wi...

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THE POLISSOIR

Always up for an adventure or a ramble down antiquity lane, I offered up a resounding “YES” when Alun asked if I’d be interested in wandering the down...

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TALES OF WITCHERY AND KING KILLERS!

On first sight it could have been a graveyard in any number of peaceful English villages. Tall trees stood sentinel, planted to give summer shade for ...

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