If you live in Europe, America or Australasia you will no doubt have come across the notion that horseshoes are lucky. This widespread idea so ancient its origins have been lost and even how it works seems to vary from place to place.
Luck and itchy hands. The chances are you have experienced the palm of your hands itching at some point or another. And you may also know that this is said to be linked to luck. Let’s explore folklore. Luck and Itchy Hands It’s said that if your right hand itches it may mean that money […]
Samantha is sixty a successful business woman, divorced and grandmother to six children. Yet she had, a very difficult life, but she always had faith that there is a higher power that will help her through even the worst of times. Samantha was brought up in a very religious family so marrige to her and […]
Most people find moving home irksome to say the least, whether you are a student moving into digs, renting a smart apartment, or feeling you way gingerly along the property ladder. Let’s see if you can influence your fortunes? Cultures and home moves There seem a thousand and one test and tribulations before you get […]
Orange is the kind of colour it is hard to ignore, most people seem to love or hate it, but it certainly grabs one’s attention. Perhaps that explains why it shares red’s association with energy, although it is also associated with enthusiasm but this is tempered with balance. Physiologically it seems to stimulate our appetite […]
Perhaps you know the saying ‘if you wish to live and thrive, let a spider run alive’, if not you can probably think of some other folklore concerning these creatures. The spider has been used in human culture to represent many things. It has symbolized patience due to its hunting technique of setting webs and waiting for prey, as well as mischief and malice because of the poison which is posessed by some species.
You may know the idiomatic phrase “so and so has an itchy palm”, it means that they are angling for a tip.