Folk- and Fairy Tales around slaves and slavery

International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is on March 25 each year. It honors the lives of those who died as a result of slavery or experienced the horrors of the…

Best folk and fairy tales about WATER – Happy World Water Day

The 22 of March is the UN’s world water day.  World Water Day 2020, on 22 March, is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives. Using water more efficiently will reduce greenhouse gases. We cannot…

LION AND BABOON (South-African Folk-Tales, 1910) by James A. Honey

Baboon, it is said, once worked bamboos, sitting on the edge of a precipice, and Lion stole upon him. Baboon, however, had fixed some round, glistening, eye-like plates on the back of his head. When, therefore, Lion crept upon him, he thought, when Baboon was looking at him, that he sat with his back towards…