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The Barrel Rollers Of Ottery St Mary

Every 5th of November, the town of Ottery St Mary in Devon hosts a unique and breathtaking spectacle: townspeople charging through the crowded streets with burning barrels on their shoulders. The barrels are lined with tar and filled with straw … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Footsteps

I remember being captivated by an account of this delightful old mystery in my parents’┬áReader’s Digest book of Strange Stories, Amazing Facts when I was about ten years old. ┬áThe same volume also contains the fascinating tales of Kaspar Hauser, … Continue reading

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