Throughout history, the Green Man has remained a mystery.  There are many books and sites that discuss why the Green Man is a universal archetype.  Luke Mastin has compiled an outstanding site devoted to the Green Man.  You can visit the site by following this link: http://greenmanenigma.com/  Check out the gallery of Green Men. It’s […]

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In my section of the world, the leaves are changing from green to brilliant hues of orange, red and gold.  Festivals abound at this time of year and I was lucky enough to find references to an autumn Green Man … otherwise known as “The Berry Man.”  Below are some photos and links: from:http://www.projectbritain.com/calendar/january/hollyman.html http://www.thelionspart.co.uk/octoberplenty/ […]

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Zeleni Jurij – A Slovenian Green Man I have found a decent translation and explanation of the Slovenian Green Man — Zeleni Jurij and a very interesting music video.  The story can be found at: http://sms.zrc-sazu.si/pdf/02/SMS_02_Smitek.pdf on pages 185-186.  The book is titled: The Image of the Real World and the World Beyond in Slovene Folk Tradtion […]

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It’s easy to feel the influence of the Green Man when out of doors. Look at the trees — the shape of green faces in the leaves looking down, the bark on trees having interesting expressions.  Nature is alive and well.   The Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall, England have an interesting tale, but also a […]

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I was surfing around the internet on this blustery, rainy evening on the Eastern coast of the USA amid flood, storm and tornado watches, and found a link for a “Green Man Trail” in Oxfordshire, England: http://www.bejo.co.uk/greenmantrail/html/tradition.html The site has an excellent trail of Green Man through Oxfordshire–history of the Green Man, historic sites, folklore, […]

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I have struggled to write this post reviewing the recent Disney Film “The Odd Life of Timothy Green.”  Most critics panned the film, but our family and friends found the film sweet and enjoyable.  For those who know about the Green Man and the cyclic nature of birth, death and rebirth, the portrayal in the […]

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I cannot let the celebration of Star Trek’s anniversary pass by…Congratulations Trek-dom for a fabulous 46 years!  http://www.startrek.com/ The only reference to a ‘green man’ is the little green guy who accompanies Scotty in the latest Star Trek film: http://memory-beta.wikia.com/wiki/Keenser It’s not quite the Green Man I’ve been blogging about, but I must give nod […]

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Here’s a new trailer – a mystical, Celtic poem about the Green Man. Please let me know your thoughts.

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Surfing the internet I located a really cool site where a young man is protesting nuclear weapons. http://www.gogreenman.com/ Also, there is a Japanese television series Go! Green Man where the Green Man conquers evil. Check out this intro. to the series and enjoy! This is also linked to a Japanese television program titled: Go! Green Man

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Dear Readers, I am seeking any Green Man or Green George folklore/stories.  If you have one to share, please post on the comments or email me at: greenmanseries@gmail.com I thank you. Sincerely, Sharon Check out the article that accompanies the photo above at:http://nyslandmarks.com/treasures/08jul.htm  Home Page:http://nyslandmarks.com/treasures/index.htm

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