Nature's Tales

by Lily Harper

Flora, fauna, and fungi folklore! Stories, anecdotes, poetry, and folk tales from around the world focusing on nature. From Greek mythology of woodland flowers to fairy doorways in a Hawthorn tree, this podcast will enhance your relationship with the natural world and make you think differently about the magic that surrounds you. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E04 - Mistletoe Magic

    S01 E04 - Mistletoe Magic

    Find out why mistletoe is associated with immortality and the underworld, and where the tradition of kissing underneath it began...

    04:36
  • S01 E03 - Ivy Folklore & Folk Tales

    S01 E03 - Ivy Folklore & Folk Tales

    Did you know this commonly known plant is associated with bonds, friendship, and according to one folk tale in particular has the power to bind loved ones together even after death?

    04:01
  • S01 E02 - Holly Folklore & Folk Tales

    S01 E02 - Holly Folklore & Folk Tales

    Also known as 'Prickly Christmas', this well-known yule plant is brimming with magic. Get to know holly a bit better through this dive into its folklore and tales.

    04:20
  • S01 E01 - Fairy Glen Folklore: Conwy, Wales

    S01 E01 - Fairy Glen Folklore: Conwy, Wales

    Sharing Leila Sen's (http://leilasen.com) poem about the Fairy Glen in Conwy, Wales. On mossy mound, where toadstools grow...

    03:04
  • Trailer

    S01 - Welcome to Nature's Tales

    S01 - Welcome to Nature's Tales

    Hello, and welcome to Nature’s Tales - a podcast for repairing your relationship with nature through storytelling. My name is Lily Harper, I am a wildlife conservation student in Bristol and am on my own journey of nature reconnec...

    00:50