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    Scottish Folklore - Beira Goddess of Winter

    By Rupert Shanks
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    The Ancient Tale of Beira


    One of Scotland’s most important legends, there are many versions of Beira’s story. Some say she resides in the tumultuous Gulf of Corryvreckan thoughout the Summer months. Some say she carved out our mountains with her mighty hammer!

    Aviemore local, Sarah Hobbs runs a storytelling experience, Strathspey Storywalks and shares with us an authoritative version of Beira’s story.

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    Check out Strathspey Storywalks here.

    Meet the Author: Rupert Shanks

    “After a spell in the corporate world in London Rupert decided to find a more rewarding way of life involving a closer connection to the outdoors and to his camera!”

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