The Weird Weekend starts here: in the this week's Weird Tales Radio Show we talk to London-based eclectic witch Lucya Starza about witchcraft, wicca, practical magick and, curiously, the Call of Cthulhu role playing games. Plus we also revisit the story of St Cyprian, the patron saint of sorcerers and witches. Weird Tales is now also available on Amazon Music.
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Christian was born a 'chime child' with a caul and grew up in a haunted house. According to legend a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to ghosts and fairy folk without fear of coming to harm – allegedly! And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt by a newspaper.
"I drink tea and I know things – that's what I do" says Christian.
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