Capturing the world with Photography, Painting and Drawing

Door to the underworld

Grange Crag Walk 5

Look I found a door to the underworld

    The Pagan Underworld

    “Caves have been regarded as entryways to the Underworld and as linkages to the sacred for thousands of years. It is by no accident that the world’s most beautiful rock art is located in deep caves or that tombs mimic the reality of the cave. Caves are traditionally the homes of the famous Little People—the Menehune of Hawaii, the Faery of Britain and Europe, the Rock Babies of America, all having the same descriptions, characteristics, powers and attitudes. One small cave in Yorkshire, known as the Hob Hole, is said to have been the home of a brownie (i.e. “Hob”) that could cure whooping cough. Local residents used to take their children to the cave seeking the Hob’s help with the following plea: ”


    I’m not telling anyone, I will need it for myself one day….

One response

  1. Thanks for dropping by my blog – and liking what you saw there. I’m deeply flattered that a professional photographer should show any appreciation of my own efforts with an iPhone…

    March 1, 2013 at 7:30 pm

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