A Corpse Candle…


Wishing everyone in Wales and beyond a very happy St David’s Day! As some of you may be aware, the Ghastling resides in Wales, a land rich in spooks, folklore and legend. In the latest issue, Book Five, we feature a peculiar Welsh story of the ‘Corpse Candle’ – or Canwyll Corph, a light like that of a candle, which was said to issue from the house where a death was about to occur and take the course of the funeral procession to the burial place.  This was the usual way of proceeding, but this mysterious light was also thought to wend its way to the abode of a person about to die… to read more, click Here to get your copy.

Whatever you’re up to today, we hope it’s full of legends and whispers!

From the land of dragons and leeks,

Best wishes.

Rebecca Parfitt