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Karen Campbell & Lucy Brydon

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Friends Lucy Brydon (the Scottish one) and Karen Campbell (the Not Scottish one) chat about all things Scotland in this weekly chat. From haunted castles and spooky stone circles to fairy lore and mythical creatures galore (and more!) join us with your wee dram and sense of humor each week as we kick back, relax and tell a Scottish tale or two with YOU! For uncut video versions, artwork by Karen & Lucy and more visit 1scot1not.com. Connect with us on Instagram & Twitter @1scot1not
 
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Well lovely listeners, we've had quite the break! But we are back with a super jam packed episode! This may be 1.5 hours long but its 1.5 hours FULL of real life ghost stories from our recent trip to Scotland! Karen and Ginger joined Lucy in her homeland and we stayed at Wardhill Castle for a week. Ginger is our special ghost whisperer!! In this ep…
 
This week Lucy tells Karen all about the strange and bizarre history of this special stone that has been used by CENTURIES of Scottish Kings as a coronation stone, before it was stolen by the English, then stolen (or should we say reclaimed?) back again! Join us for an episode that includes biblical symbolism, intrigue, stealth plots and conspiraci…
 
Today Karen tells Lucy all about the most TERRIFYING and EVIL monster in all of Orcadian mythology!! Responsible for heaps of trouble and physically just absolutely BEYOND grotesque, this is an episode you won't want to miss!! Lucy even added sound effects ...LOL!!! To catch up on past episodes and see what other antics we are up to visit https://w…
 
Centuries before the esteemed fairy folklore and researcher, Katherine Briggs came onto the academic scene, Robert Kirk was a minister in the mid-1600's who dedicated his life to researching and recording, and spreading the word to the world of all things Fairy. Tune into this week's exciting episode as Lucy tells us all about it! Then head over to…
 
This week Lucy tells Karen all about the Celtic Wheel of the Year! We discuss some of the festival rituals that took place in Scotland to celebrate the various key points in the year: What festival could you use as an excuse to try out new partners/ditch old ones? Just how far do you need to leap over the fire to get good luck, what's with all the …
 
Get yourself prepared for Burns night by finding out all about our nations favourite poet! (well maybe not ALL about - but the juicy and interesting bits that's for sure!) Karen and Lucy are back after our winter break and we kick off by discussing New Year (or that's Hogmanay if you are Scots) celebrations and customs, and then diving into the nex…
 
We welcome back our resident ghostie expert Ginger! She is joining us again with some more personal ghost stories, including some Lee encounters (Lee is her resident ghost!) Join us to chat with her, be a wee bit spooked (Karen and Lucy certainly are!), and try to get to the bottom of what all this ghost stuff is about anyways! Apologies for the sl…
 
This week we are on a time crunch! If you are sick of our babbling then this is the episode for you! Lucy tells Karen all about the fairy hill of the Scotland - Mount Schiehallion! Not only do we hear some funny tales recounted from Scottish folklore books we also discover a scientific connection to this sacred place (well, we don't really, as the …
 
Before there was Christianity and the Celtic world became dominated by men, Scotland was under the full influence of a most powerful female Goddess who was responsible for the creation of the Celtic World as well as the weather. You may know her only as "The Hag" but the Cailleach is so so much more than that! So buckle up your buskins, strap on yo…
 
And no, we are NOT late! as you will find out, you've all been dressing up and dooking for apples on the WRONG DAY!! This week, we discuss the serious topic of Samhain in Scotland, and as usual, we are a laughing, ridiculous mess! Come hang out with us as Lucy schools Karen in all things Samhain. From how to say that gosh darn word to how it relate…
 
Get Halloween ready by listening to our listener stories of spooky goings on! Plus Karen reads us an article about why we should be empathetic to ghosts feelings. Learn why Karen is more scared of the jump scare while Lucy is freaked out by the idea of a ghostly voyeur! To watch uncut episodes visit our YouTube channel on 1 scot 1 not To find out m…
 
Join us on a spooky haunted tour of the Edinburgh Vaults, as Lucy FREAKS Karen out (and herself in the process actually!) recounting tales of murder, witchcraft, fires (Yes sorry Karen, there was a great fire in Edinburgh!) and more importantly a hell of a lot of ghostly activity! Karen is promising that next week will be all rainbows, unicorns and…
 
Well friends, we've hit a new low on the 1 Scot 1 Not Podcast! Definitely keep your little ones out of the room while you're watching/listening to this episode. In an unexpected twist we are covering everything from penis necklaces to sexual positions and NOT ON PURPOSE! WE promise! Karen had no idea what she was going to uncover when researching f…
 
We are having a green lady ghostie experience and Sean Campbell (Karen's husband) is NOT invited! This week both Karen and Lucy recount some stories of this strange faerie/ghost creature of Scotland. Find out why we think they may actually be poltergeists, why you wouldn't want to piss them off (dust in your food anyone?!) and whether Karen is team…
 
As much as we are terrified of Poltergeists and have absolutely ZERO interest in discussing them, that's ALL we seem to talk about his week! The upside is that by devoting our time and attention and our super wise and expansive scientific knowledge of all things supernatural (we did read 2 whole Wikipedia pages, thank you very much) we have come to…
 
Today Karen tells Lucy her TOP 10 FUN FOLKLORE FACTS from "Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland" - a very well-known book by respected Folklorist John Gregorson Campbell. While Karen and Lucy weren't (sadly) drinking this episode, you DEFINITELY may want to consider pouring a wee dram and settling in for some real fun as…
 
Come hang with Lucy and Karen as we take our time and unpack the complicated URISK of Scottish Folklore! Was he just, quick simply, a lonely a**hole who sometimes helped or sometimes harassed lonely travelers? Or was he acting out because he didn't have access to modern therapy to help him process the troubles of his parent's horrible marriage and …
 
This week Lucy educates Karen all about these better-looking, better-behaved, and better camouflaged FAE neighbors of the foul-faced Fin Folk that we learned about in Episode 7 (Season 1)! So strap into your high-speed elevator and speed down to the underwater palace with us (stop thinking so hard and just press play already, we'll explain everythi…
 
Today Karen explores the roles that Fairies and superstition played in the Scottish Witch Trials that was responsible for the murder of over 4,000 innocent people (mostly women) in the 16th and 17th century. What, and more specifically WHO she discovers during this dark period in history, may very well surprise you! To share your own witchy or fair…
 
Today is Episode 19 of the 1Scot 1Not Podcast where Lucy tells Karen all about the insanely disturbing and infamous of all Scot's legends: The Legend of SAWNEY BEAN!!! The most murderous, incestuous, cave-dwelling cannibal (and family!) of the 16th century! Upon some reflection, we think this may actually be the most gruesome tale the WORLD has eve…
 
Today Karen, with the help of famed folklorist Katherine Briggs, is doing a folklore deep dive to try and make sense of the varied fairy and ghost sightings that have been so common throughout Scottish (and Celtic) history. We discuss all manner of supernatural creatures in this in-depth episode! From Hobgoblins, Dobies, Brownies to Boggarts, Silki…
 
In this very special episode, Lucy tells of her own surreal encounter with a Fairy Ring right in her hometown! If you come away with anything from this episode it's this: DO NOT ENTER A FAIRY RING...Not unless you want to play a game of dizzy ducks, lose your mind, or lose years (or even decades) of your life! If you don’t listen to us then you hav…
 
Today Karen talks about one of her all-time favorite fairy books, "The FAIRY-FAITH in CELTIC COUNTRIES" by Walter Evans-Wenz. Although published way back in 1911, the research, human and historical analysis, together with a HUGE collection of first-person testimonies of fairy sightings throughout all 6 Celtic Countries (Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall,…
 
From the very first episode, our art student, Nikki Web has been relaying us some of her spooky ghost and family stories from growing up in Scotland. Today she has graced us with her presence and is here to tell us these fun stories in PERSON! Pour yourself a wee dram, sit back, relax and listen with us recount some of her super cool ghosty sightin…
 
In this episode, Lucy tells Karen all about the fairy coffins of Arthur’s seat and discusses whether they are witchy rituals or evidence of murderers' guilt? Buckle your seat belt for this long ride everyone as in addition to the weird-ass coffin story we also get a wee listen to Karen's son Max's sweet Scottish accent and delve into the main (and …
 
Join Lucy and Karen as they run down a huge list of magical plants, flowers and trees from Scotland's gorgeous, enchanted landscape! From warding off evil spirits to curing madness, you'll be shocked and all the magic there is to be found in otherwise seemingly ordinary plants and trees! For information about the Celtic Collective, our wee journals…
 
This episode goes into detail about the Scottish Fairies and their very well-organized Seelie and Unseelie faerie courts! This week Lucy and Karen discuss why one is only slightly the lesser of two VERY big evils and why they are just like the mean girls but of the faerie realm!! If there's one thing you need to take away from this episode it's thi…
 
Episode 12 of the 1 Scot 1 Not Podcast is all about the Ballad of Tam Lin. Whether you listen to the song version of new (or old) or read the myriad of funny, serious, or old English versions, or read the comic book variation, watch the movie or play the video game (yeah you heard me!!!) one thing is for certain, Tam Lin has been around for a LONG …
 
Episode discusses the Loch Ness monster! The question is...is she a time-traveling dinosaur? A dragon with fire-eyes?? A kelpie? Or just some boring piece of floating wood?! This week lucy delves deep into the origins and tales of Nessie, from ancient Pictish carvings to elaborate and sometimes hilarious hoaxes and everything in between! One thing …
 
Today's episode relays the epic story of the MAGICAL Fairy Flag of Clan MacLeod! The stories of both how it came to hold such power and how it landed in the hands of the Clan are both powerful and romantic and ones you won't want to miss!! Do you know the COOLEST part of all?! You'll just have to listen to find out!! If you love fairies especially,…
 
We are THRILLED to welcome a very special Guest to the podcast today! Her name is Ginger and she has been "blessed" from a young age to be able to detect energies around her. And from humans to not-so-humans, detect things she does indeed (yikes)! Pour yourself perhaps MORE than a wee dram for this episode (like, a regular or a large dram would be …
 
This week on Episode 8 of the 1 Scot 1 Not podcast we discuss the infamous witch of Aldearn, aka Isobel Gowdie, aka the QUEEN OF THE WITCHES! We take a quick look at the history of the witch trials in Scotland before diving into some of the wild and crazy shenanigans that Isobel confessed to during her interrogation (including somewhat raunchy deal…
 
Thanks to Hollywood movies, creepy written fiction novels and DC Comics, everyone has heard of the infamous Banshee by now! The word conjures up images of an evil old woman, flying through the air, screeching her lungs out with blood-red eyes and a ghastly expression on her skeletal face! Well in today's podcast episode Karen will be breaking down …
 
Today's 6th Episode of the 1Scot1Not podcast discusses Changelings. What is a Changeling? It is a fairy that has been switched with a living human who has been stolen by the fairies!! Aaaaaah!!! It turns out there were many reasons the fairies wanted to abduct a perfectly healthy human baby or young mother and replace it with one of their own and y…
 
In this Episode (5) of the 1Scot 1Not Podcast, Karen does a deep dive (haha, get it?!) into the legend of the Finfolk - a unique underwater race of shape-shifting, magical (and also terrifying) beings that were once thought to be responsible for the abduction of many men, women and children from the Orkney Islands. From the origin of the mermaid to…
 
Did you know that there is more than one Green Lady Ghost that haunts Scotland's Castles?? Neither did we before this episode! Listen to learn more about some of Scotland's most infamous ghost guests, the real reason why ghosts wear sheets and more! This episode is especially timely as Lucy tells us about Crathes Castle and ghosts just as Karen ret…
 
On this episode, Lucy tells the story of Thomas the Rhymer and the Brahan Seer, ordinary men turned seers after encounters with magical fairies. Were these "second sight" abilities a gift...or were they a curse? You decide!! Either way, you won't BELIEVE what they for-saw!!! Stay tuned till the end and you may even learn a thing or two about Scot d…
 
Today Karen takes us to the southern Scotland-Anglo border and back in time a few hundred years to learn about the origin and haunting (and human hunting!!) habits of the infamous Redcap Goblins - awful evil beasts that still haunt the castle ruins to this day! To see the uncut unedited video versions, check out our artwork and journals visit 1scot…
 
Pour yourself a wee dram while we take you on our first trip to the magical land of the Scotts! For this first episode we thought we'd kick things off with a bang and share about two mythical beasts instead of one (as will be our usual format)! Our hang out session begins with Karen taking her first sip of real Whisky (with beer chaser...she is an …
 
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